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The Truth About Food

Want to know what food really does to your body? Forget the headlines, watch our intriguing investigations with 500 volunteers as we expose the real science behind the food we eat.

The Truth About Food: Wednesdays 7pm, BBC TWO, from 26 September.

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Use our interactive video player to watch all of the tests and studies in the series tailored to your own tastes.

How to be healthy

News presenter Fiona Bruce takes us on a journey through the digestive system and learns why there is good and bad bacteria.

How to be sexy

Vic Reeves looks at how food can keep us sexy, and explores some of the myths about aphrodisiacs and what food turns us on.

How to feed your kids

How do we get the kids to eat their greens? It's an age old question but Jan Ravens is determined to discover how.

How to be slim

If we're honest we all probably eat too much. But does dieting work? Andrea Oliver is on a quest to lose weight and learn the truth about being slim.

How to stay young and beautiful

Can the way we eat reduce the effects of aging? Is it necessary to drink two litres of water a day? Liza Tarbuck gets to the truth of being young and beautiful.

How to be the best

How can we eat to be the best? Colin Jackson changes his diet and goes veggie to see if it will alter his performance.

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