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Food: Delicious Science

Food: Delicious Science

  • Premiered: 
    February 24, 2017
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  • Network: BBC2
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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Plot Synopsis

In this three-episode series, Dr. Michael Mosley, a physician and PBS veteran documentarian with an interest in dietary science, and James Wong, a botanist whose childhood in the jungles of Borneo sparked a lifelong passion for plants and their uses, travel the world to explore how the hidden chemistry in every mouthful of food contributes to the nourishment and building of the human body. Meeting people of various cultures, they learn how we naturally use food to meet our bodies' needs. PBS aired the U.S. premiere of this series on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 10pm (check local listings).
On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 10pm (check local listings), PBS premiered the finale of FOOD: DELICIOUS SCIENCE. In the finale, "We Are What We Eat," viewers travel the world with Michael and James to learn how the hidden chemistry in every mouthful of food keeps our bodies fit and healthy.

Other Titles

  • Originally aired in the UK as: The Secrets of Your Food

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by BBC