Ep 57 with Professor Tim Spector on ‘Why Almost Everything We’ve Been Told About Food is Wrong’


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While I was filming my review of the ZOE personalized nutrition plan recently (see video link below), I interviewed the company’s scientific co-founder, Professor Tim Spector - an epidemiologist from King’s College London, gut microbiome expert, and author who was also one of the first ever guests on healthHackers (see Episode 2!). ⠀⠀ Since Tim and I last recorded healthHackers together, his scientific progress through the study of personalized nutrition has grown by leaps and bounds. He also launched a COVID symptom study tracking app (currently used by over 4.5 million people), and released a groundbreaking new book - ‘Spoon-Fed: Why Almost Everything We’ve Been Told About Food is Wrong’. ⠀⠀ There was so much I wanted to talk to Tim about. So, after we finished filming his interview for my ZOE video review, he kindly agreed to stay on the call so we could record this quick additional episode for you. ⠀⠀ In Episode 57, Tim covers: ⠀⠀ 🔹his most shocking findings from the largest nutrition investigation of its kind 🔹the biggest mistakes we’ve been making to eat healthily over the past few decades 🔹the most significant factors that affect how your body responds to foods 🔹what highly processed foods with sweeteners do to your gut microbes 🔹why your fitness tracker’s calorie count is misleading 🔹how a high-carb meal was found to impact blood sugar levels the next day 🔹myth-busting the best time of day to eat 🔹what exercising can do to your blood sugar 🔹if processed meat has been linked to bad gut bugs - what about unprocessed meat? 🔹can we make any generalizations about healthy eating at all? 🔹why Tim aims to eat 30 different plants per week 🔹and, does diet make a difference when it comes to avoiding COVID-19? Follow Tim on… Insta: https://www.instagram.com/tim.spector/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/timspector?s=20 About the COVID Symptom Study: https://covid.joinzoe.com/us-2 My review of the ZOE personalized nutrition plan: https://healthhackers.org/handson/my-review-of-the-zoe-personalized-nutrition-program-part-1 ❗️If you’d like to try the ZOE* personalized nutrition program, you can get 10% OFF plus a priority spot on the waitlist by using the code HEALTHHACKERS35 when you click here: https://joinzoe.com/healthhackers *product not available in NY, NJ or RI ↪️When you use the code, I receive an amount at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support. It's what helps healthHackers™ to survive. You can read how my affiliate arrangements work here: https://healthhackers.org/disclaimer Watch healthHackers on YouTube: youtube.com/HealthHackers For articles, podcasts, mini clips, health-tech product review videos, guest episodes and to sign up for the monthly newsletter 👉 https://healthhackers.org/ 🟥Common sense caution: Anything you hear or see within healthHackers content should not be considered personal or medical advice. You’ve all heard it before, so you know the score - always talk to your own health provider about your concerns.👌

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