Preview – Trust Me, I’m a Doctor

Trust Me, I'm a Doctor

It’s the shocking health headlines that we love to read and discuss – what is the next food craze that will increase the chance of developing cancer and is red wine honestly good for us?

Michael Mosley and his team of doctors unpick these headlines offering definitive answers to health questions that constantly make front page news.

Episode one of the new series investigates the ultimate question associated to losing weight – which is a more effective way to keep calories in check, diet or exercise?

Known has the ‘good’ bacteria; Saleyha Ahsan gets technical running an experiment to find out whether probiotic products really can improve our gut health whilst Chris van Tulleken discovers whether we really can enjoy a glass of red wine guilt free. Zoe Williams explores how lack of sleep affects how much food is consumed and Gabriel Weston witnesses the first operation of its kind in the UK – the fitting of a sternum implant that was made using a 3D printer.

Trust Me, I’m a Doctor, Wednesday, 8pm – BBC Two