The truth about food

An adventure through the myths, facts and secrets of food. Watch Sir John Krebs in our 2005 CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

About this series

John Krebs’ 2005 series delved into a topic as relevant today as it was then: food. From the food of our evolutionary ancestors to the meals of the future, the lectures explore what food means to humans. What makes food delicious? Why have we evolved to prefer some foods to others? Are we really what we eat, and how concerned should we be about the future of food?

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