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Going behind the headlines to answer health questions. Dr Chris van Tulleken discovers how to make some favourite meals healthier without changing a single ingredient.

Can we eat the same food and still lose weight? In a world first, Dr Chris van Tulleken discovers how to make some of our favourite meals healthier without changing a single ingredient.

Medical journalist Michael Mosley finds out why getting more sun on our skin can actually be good for us. Surgeon Gabriel Weston travels to the US to witness a remarkable surgical procedure that's helping the paralysed to regain movement.

Also, GPs can prescribe acupuncture on the NHS but does it work? Dr Salehya Ahsan looks at the evidence for this controversial treatment.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 20 Nov 2014 01:35

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Role Contributor
Presenter Chris van Tulleken
Presenter Michael Mosley
Presenter Gabriel Weston
Presenter Saleyha Ahsan
Executive Producer Jacqueline Smith
Series Producer Graeme Thomson
Producer Alex Freeman

Broadcasts

  • Wed 15 Oct 2014 20:00
  • Mon 20 Oct 2014 23:20
  • Mon 20 Oct 2014 23:50
  • Thu 20 Nov 2014 01:35

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