The six-part TV series of the same name, to be aired in January, is the BBC2 flagship series for New Year 2007 and will be presented by household names such as Colin Jackson, Vic Reeves, Lisa Tarbuck and Fiona BruceJust as commercial in approach as Gillian McKeith's YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT but with proper scientific backingFull of fascinating illustrations and top tips on how to get the best from your food
Jill Fullerton-Smith is an award-winning filmmaker who grew up in New Zealand. After ten years making science programmes for the BBC in London, including several episodes of Horizon, she now runs BBC Scotland's speciality factual programming department. She conceived and produced the BBC's landmark science series The Truth About Food, on which this book is based. She lives in Glasgow and London with her husband Andrew and daughter Billie, and has four wonderful stepchildren, Charlie, Alex, Corrina and Michael.