The Truth About Weight Loss


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By Audioboom and Rhiannon Lambert. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The world of science is constantly evolving and we now know our genes may play a larger role than we ever once knew, but can it impact our appetite and our behaviour around food? Is there a deeper physiological role involved with how much food we intake on a day to day basis? There is also a school of thought that believes calories tell us everything there is to know about food; healthy or unhealthy, fattening or slimming. Joining me to translate his pioneering research into the human appetite and debunk toxic diet advice is Dr Giles Yeo, one of the UK’s leading scientists in obesity with over 20 years' experience dedicated to researching the brains control of food intake. For more information, visit and

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