Saturated Facts

Saturated Facts

A Myth-Busting Guide to Diet and Nutrition in a World of Misinformation


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TikTok sensation Dr Idz's myth-busting, scientific guide to nutrition and fitness.

Does Diet Coke really cause cancer? Are eggs healthy? Does alcohol stop fat burning? And what steps can you take to avoid obesity, diabetes and heart disease?

In Saturated Facts, TikTok star Dr Idz, an NHS medic with a degree in nutritional research, debunks the myths that often go unchecked on social media and explores the cutting-edge science around some of the most exciting topics in diet and health, including:

- The link between nutrition and our mental wellbeing
- The science behind gut health and how our gut acts as our 'second brain'
- Chrono-nutrition - the timing of when and what we eat
- The benefits and disadvantages of the most popular diets such as keto, fasting and vegan

Dr Idz is on a mission to provide you with scientifically accurate information to make the best decisions about your health, cutting through the noise so you can eat better, feel good and live longer.

©2024 Dr Idz (P)2024 Penguin Audio


  • Every page, I spent it in a jaw-dropping moment thinking “I did not know that!” Incredibly well written, accessible and a must in every household. Well done Dr Idz
    Dr Nighat Arif, author of The Knowledge and resident doctor on ITV This Morning

About the author

Dr Idrees Mughal

Dr Idrees Mughal (Dr Idz) is an NHS doctor with a master's degree in nutritional research and is board certified in lifestyle medicine. Dr Idz gives educational workshops and lectures to various schools, universities, hospitals and health institutes across the UK, as well as working on several research publications in the medical and nutrition fields. Since January 2021 he has posted videos on his TikTok, Instagram and Facebook accounts (dr_idz) to help his followers combat some of the most damaging and unscientific lifestyle advice available online.
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