We put surprising new research claims to the test...
A surprising way to reduce your air pollution exposure put to the test...
Could just 1 hours of extra sleep a day really transform your health?
Is sitting down really as bad for us as smoking? We put the claims to the test...
We all fear losing our marbles as we get older- but we reveal ways to prevent it.
How easy is it to lower your cholesterol naturally? We put some simple ideas to the test.
A simple trick that could help us all conquer our bad habits.
Can garlic, watermelon or beetroot reduce blood pressure? We put the claims to the test.
How to keep our brains at their best throught the day? We reveal some surprising tips.
Michael Mosley puts three recommended sources of vitamin D to the test.
Here's what 'antioxidant-rich' products really have in them, and what they do.
A ground-breaking experiment: eat breakfast later and dinner earlier to lose fat
It's supposedly the key to a long and healthy life - but what's the truth?
We’ve seen the adverts for ‘heart health’ oils and spreads — so we put them to the test.
How can we all stick to our health resolutions? We do a big experiment to find out.
High intensity interval training is all the rage and we find a way you can do it at home.
We carry out an experiment: is there such a thing as ‘gluten sensitivity’?
We do an ambitious experiment to discover whether turmeric really could be good for us
The gut microbiome is a hot topic in health right now – but can we change it?
We test some popular methods that claim to give your resting metabolic rate a boost.
Our volunteers see what happens when they eat oily fish or take fish oil supplements.
Finding out if the fizz in fizzy drinks can contribute to weight gain
A so-called ‘superfood’ whose sales are rocketing because of its health claims
Evidence from studies suggests that large quantities of carbohydrate is bad for you
Iodine is essential to our health used by the thyroid gland to produce hormones
Can the nitrate in beetroot improve physical performance and mental acuity?
Studies have shown that exercise can slow, even reverse, declining bone strength with age
We test whether learning a new language for a month can boost your brain.
We test whether 5 minute walks spread across the day can match a single 30 minute session.
We put a selection to the test, with some surprising results.
We see if drinks containing antioxidants can protect our blood vessels from harm.
We test whether singing, dancing and cycling can boost feel good chemicals in our blood.
We find out what really happens to our bodies when we spend a month off booze.
We put massage to the test, with some intriguing results.
We team up with the University of Birmingham to pit Tai Chi against Zumba.
How much do you really have to do, and how vigorously do you need to do it?
An experiment to test whether the food you eat can improve your mental wellbeing
We test whether spending more time in nature improves your physical and mental health.
We test the effects of gentle yoga on blood pressure and mental health
We test whether eating 'mindfully' can help us eat less