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The Food Hospital examines the science behind using food in medicine, tackling patients' health problems through the food they eat

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The Food Hospital examines the science behind using food in medicine, tackling patients' health problems through the food they eat

Series 2 Summary

The Food Hospital returns for a brand new series and this time the team are using food to try to tackle an even greater array of common illnesses, from acne and eczema to epilepsy and ADHD.

  • Episode 1

    The first patient to be seen is four-year-old Jack from Lincoln. Jack suffers from atopic eczema, a skin condition that affects one in five children in the UK.

  • Episode 2

    First to be seen this week is wannabe footballer Ezra, 14 from Brixton. Ezra suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - a condition that affects up to 5% of UK school children.

  • Episode 3

    Eighteen-year-old student Adam suffers from very bad acne. Lucy puts him on a low GI plan to reduce his insulin levels to help control the production of his hormones, but will this work?

  • Episode 4

    A semi-professional power lifter and actor is worried that he's eating himself into an early grave. And the mother of a nine-year-old boy thinks he may have Coeliac disease.

  • Episode 5

    Rachel from Birmingham has an extreme form of cystitis. Will cranberry juice, dried cranberries and daily probiotic drinks leave Rachel with pain-free pee?

  • Episode 6

    It's all about the kids in this special episode. Do sausage rolls, cakes, crisps, sweets and fizzy pop really send kids wild?

  • Extreme Diet Ward: A Food Hospital Special

    Episode 7

    Under the care of The Food Hospital team, six women with Type 2 Diabetes live together in a house, as they embark on extreme but potentially life-saving diets

The Food Hospital synopsis

The Food Hospital examines the science behind using food in medicine, tackling patients' health problems through the food they eat

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