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This Food Will Save Your Life*

Why are humans especially vulnerable to big promises about food?

Why are humans so vulnerable to big promises about food? Emily Thomas meets some people who became convinced salvation lay in what they ate, and a neurologist who explains why food can make us lose our powers of critical thinking. Plus, the story of a woman who fooled hundreds of thousands of people - as well as vast corporations - into believing she’d cured brain cancer with her diet.

*This is not a programme about a food that will save your life.

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27 minutes

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Sun 11 Mar 2018 08:32GMT

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