Hay Player

Enjoy the world’s great thinkers and writers on film and audio

Subscribe or Log In to Hay Player
Access audio & film from your favourite writers and thinkers
Give the gift of Hay Player
Treat someone to a Hay Player subscription
Please subscribe to Hay Player for access to this content (more details)
Subscribe for £15.00 or log in if you already have a subscription

Giles Yeo

Why Calories Don’t Count

Hay Festival 2022, 

We all know, and governments advise, that losing weight is just a matter of burning more calories than we consume. But what if all of the calorie counts that we see everywhere today are wrong? Cambridge obesity researcher Giles Yeo challenges the conventional model and demonstrates that all calories are not created equal.

Giles Yeo