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Is it genes or environment?

Watch an interview with Dr Giles Yeo on the topic of obesity in relation to genes and environment.

Giles Yeo MBE is a Principal Research Associate at MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit and a Scientific Director of the Genomics/Transcriptomics Core at the University of Cambridge.

His focus is on the study of obesity, brain control of body weight and genetic influences on appetitive behaviour. He has presented three BBC Horizon documentaries: Why are we getting so fat (2016), Clean Eating: The Dirty Truth (2017) and Vitamin Pills: Miracle or Myth? (2018). Giles was also a presenter on BBC Two’s Trust Me, I’m A Doctor. His first book, ‘Gene Eating: The Story Of Human Appetite’ was published in Dec 2018. His second book, ‘Why Calories Don’t Count’ was published in June 2021.

In this 2-part interview, Dr Giles Yeo discusses the environmental and genetic factors contributing to body weight and obesity.
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Nutrition Science: Obesity and Healthy Weight Loss

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