That Gut Feeling: Part One

Dan Saladino discovers the world of the gut microbiota, the vast array of microbes within us all. From East Africa to the White House, it's a story that'll change the way you eat.

Dan is joined by Tim Spector, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King's College London, and author of The Diet Myth - The Real Science Behind What We Eat. Tim tells the story of how he became fascinated by the gut microbiome and our diet.

The programme also features a Dutch draper named Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, co-founder of the American Gut Project Jeff Leach, evolutionary biochemist Dr Nick Lane, and Alexandre Meybeck - a Senior Officer at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation.

Presenter: Dan Saladino
Producer: Rich Ward.

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Mon 13 Jun 2016 15:30

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PresenterDan Saladino
ProducerRich Ward
Interviewed GuestTim Spector
Interviewed GuestJeff Leach
Interviewed GuestNick Lane
Interviewed GuestAlexandre Meybeck

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