Dr Michael Mosley has tried some experiments on Trust Me I’m A Doctor, and lived to tell the tale

Award-winning journalist Michael Mosley (above) leads the team on the show, Trust Me I'm A Doctor, which examines health claims such as the benefits of coconut oil.
Award-winning journalist Michael Mosley (above) leads the team on the show, Trust Me I'm A Doctor, which examines health claims such as the benefits of coconut oil.PHOTO: BBC WORLDWIDE

Dr Michael Mosley has tried some of the experiments on the show, Trust Me I'm A Doctor, and lived to tell the tale

On the BBC television show, Trust Me I'm A Doctor, a team of doctors spends each episode putting health claims and headlines under the microscope. For instance, is coconut oil really good for you?

"One of the things we do, which is unusual, is that we investigate food because there are a lot of confusing claims and counter-claims on the Internet," says award-winning journalist Michael Mosley, 61, who leads the team.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2018, with the headline 'Doctor is nuts about health'. Print Edition | Subscribe