• 9 pricked fingers, 15 muffins and a poop sample: What it’s like to be in a nutrition study

    The author of the article participates in the nutrition study that will change the way we approach food. - Read More

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  • Easy Ways to Live Well

    Tim Spector helps Steph McGovern find out how her junk food diet has affected the microbes in her gut. - Read More

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  • Why do diets fail? Professor Tim Spector debunks myths

    A quick insight on why most diets fail and what we must do to eat well for good health. Tim Spector will present a Guardian Masterclass on January the 29th. - Read More

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  • You’re Unique, So Your Nutrition Should Be Too: An Interview With Professor Tim Spector

    Interview with Tim Spector to learn more about predicting and modifying responses to food - Read More

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  • Exploring the Poop-ome, from the microbiome to metagenomics

    Tim Spector talks about science and the microbiome with Dr Kat Arney for Genetics Unzipped. - Read More

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  • Gut microbes can be picky eaters – here’s why it matters

    What our microbes like is important for our health. Find out why. - Read More

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Book reviews for The Diet Myth

The Diet Myth is fascinating, and I'm now obsessed with microbes!
Nigella Lawson
A fascinating and original look at the impact of food on our bodies underpinned by cutting-edge research.
Michael Mosley
It's not often that a book changes my life in a mere three chapters ... given my usual reluctance to jump on any nutritional bandwagon, I reckon this makes Tim Spector's work a rather compelling read. ... It's truly eye-opening stuff, and we owe it to ourselves and the 100 trillion friends inside our bodies to read this book.
Felicity Cloake, LITERARY REVIEW
I don't read diet books and I certainly never plug them, but The Diet Myth is a worthy exception that provides new insight into why we should think twice about what we put in our mouths.
Dr Mark Porter, THE TIMES



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