How We Got the Science of Weight Loss Wrong – with Giles Yeo
Every one of the calorie counts you see on food today are wrong. Weight problems researcher Giles Yeo reveals why calories are not produced equal.
Giles’ latest book “Why Calories Don’t Count” is available currently: https://geni.us/rjch7M
Watch the Q&A: https://youtu.be/S5F0x1HZSBs
Giles Yeo checks out what your atmosphere has to do with your bodyweight, the scientific research behind why prominent diet regimens prosper, at least in the short-term, and also why they eventually stop working.
Dr Giles Yeo is a geneticist with over 20 years’ experience committed to researching the genetics of excessive weight. He got his PhD from the University of Cambridge as well as helped the ground-breaking study that revealed crucial paths in how the brain controls food consumption.
His current study focuses on recognizing how these pathways differ from one person to another, and also the impact of genetics in our connection with food and also eating routines.
He is based at MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, where he is Principal Research Associate, and also is a graduate and fellow tutor at Wolfson College. Giles also moonlights as a science speaker for the BBC. He resides in Cambridge with his household.
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