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Fre 13. aug 19:30 - 20:20BBC Earth
During months of having to stay at home, millions of us have swapped the gym for our living room. The numbers doing home workouts has doubled in a year. But exactly what kind of exercise should we be doing, how much of it, and how often? Journalist and blogger Mehreen Baig used to hit the gym four times per week, but now her fitness regime has gone entirely DIY. She wants to use the latest science to make sure she is getting maximum return for her effort.

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  • Episode 1 - Sukker
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E1

    Sukker er farligt, og det er forbundet med en betydelige helbredsrisiko at spise for meget af det. Men udgør sukker virkelig så stor en fare for vores liv og helbred?

  • Episode 2 - Calories
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E2

    Dr Chris van Tulleken investigates Britain's favourite foods. In a specially designed pop-up kitchen lab, Chris will be joined by scientists, chefs and members of the public to discover the truth about calories.

  • Episode 3 - Fat
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E3

    Dr Saleyha Ahsan cuts through the confusion and reveals the surprising science of fat. She discovers that eating fat isn't the only culprit behind the nation's ever expanding waistline and investigates some startling new research that suggests some saturated fats might even be good for our health.

  • Episode 8 - Alkohol
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E8

    Hygge og sociale sammenkomster indebærer ofte indtagelse af alkohol, men hvordan påvirker alkohol i virkeligheden kroppen? Her undersøger den britiske læge Javid Abdelmoneim, hvad konsekvenserne er ved indtagelse af alkohol. Han ser desuden nærmere på diverse myter omkring alkohol: Sover man bedr...

  • Episode 9 - Healthy Eating
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E9

    Fiona Phillips teams up with leading scientists to look at how to eat and drink to good health, and she uncovers some surprising truths. She reveals which cheap, everyday foods can give all the benefits of so-called superfoods at a fraction of the price and why frying can be the healthiest way to...

  • Episode 10 - Meat
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E10

    Fresh or processed, white or red - how does meat measure up? It's been getting a lot of bad press recently with new links to cancer and heart disease, but 98 percent of people in the UK are still meat eaters. Chris Bavin, a greengrocer by trade and a carnivore by nature, wants to know if he can k...

  • Episode 13 - HIV
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E13

    Dr Chris van Tulleken explores the latest science around HIV. He meets health professionals, scientists and individuals affected by the virus, in the UK and South Africa, challenging the myths and stigma surrounding the disease.

  • Episode 19 - Antibiotics
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E19

    Wild alligators and a sewage works are just two of the places Angela Rippon discovers that scientists are looking for new ways to fight bacterial infections. Angela reveals how a growing number of bacterial diseases are becoming resistant to the antibiotics currently in use. If nothing is done, m...

  • Episode 21 - Cosmetic Treatments: Part 1
    Dokumentar, Helse, S1:E21

    Mehreen finds out what a surgery-free nose job involves, and if it really works. She also follows an experiment that pits three skin-tightening treatments against each other: microneedling, CO2 laser and collagen supplements, and she meets a woman undergoing a cutting-edge stem cell facelift.

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