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Loftus Media / Van Tulleken Brothers Ltd
A Thorough Examination with Drs Chris and Xand
Chris and Xand are doctors, scientists and identical twins. Well, not quite identical. Xand is 20kg heavier, clinically obese, and has a Covid induced heart condition. The reason Xand is overweight is the same reason that most of us in the UK are overweight: Ultra Processed Food or UPF.  It’s the main thing that we now eat (and feed to our children), but most of us have never heard of it. It’s addictive, highly profitable and the main cause of the global obesity pandemic. It’s destroying our bodies, our brains and the environment. Chris wants Xand to quit...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 996 ratings
I’ve done a lot of reading around the subject lately and this podcast has really confirmed everything I thought about flavourings and all the other rubbish that goes into our process food. Very enjoyable with the interactions between family members. Super informative and something that I’m...Read full review »
JMC2207 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/02/21
Dr Xard and Dr Chris
Best podcast I’ve ever listen to ever
Georgina Kate Johnson via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 11/20/21
Fascinating podcast into food
Such an informative podcast that has been a revelation - both in terms of my own battle with dieting and my relations with family members. Learnt so much from this and thoroughly enjoyed the banter between brothers and at times, their psychologist. Didn’t want it to end. Well done guys.
Redk704 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/16/21
Recent Episodes
Marion Nestle explains how UPF is not just a public health issue, it's an environmental disaster. She considers / recommends what needs to be done to combat the rocketing levels of obesity whilst ensuring sustainable healthy food production.  Xand finishes the experiment...is he still addicted to...
Published 08/09/21
Xand continues the experiment and speaks to Dr Nicole Avena, food addiction neurologist, about how our brains are affected by UPF in relation to other addictive behaviour.  Both Chris and Xand also speak to sensory expert, Professor Barry Smith from The University of London about how all of our...
Published 08/02/21
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