Tim Spector

The BBC Good Food Health Podcast – Professor Tim Spector

Join Tracey as she chats with Professor Tim Spector about common dietary misconceptions and how to take a personalised approach to nutrition and health.

This week Tracey is talking to Tim Spector, Professor of Genetics and Director of TwinsUK registry at King’s College London.


Join us to learn about common dietary misconceptions, why diversity matters and whether we should be looking to a more personalised approach when it comes to supporting optimal health.

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Bonus cookalong

Burnt aubergine veggie chilli

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Tim Spector is a Professor of Genetics and Director of the TwinsUK registry at King’s College London. His current work focuses on the microbiome and diet. He also runs the crowdfunded British Gut microbiome project and he is the lead researcher behind the world’s biggest citizen science health project – the Covid Symptom study app, for which he was awarded an OBE. Having published more than 900 research articles, he is ranked in the top 1% of the world’s most cited scientists by Thomson Reuters. He is the author of four popular science books. The most recent “The Diet Myth” published in over ten languages and Spoon-Fed. He is a regular blogger and features regularly in the media.


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