Waterstones: An evening with Chris Van Tulleken 

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Friday 3 May 7pm

Waterstone’s is delighted to host Chris van Tulleken at St James’s Church to celebrate paperback publication of  Ultra-Processed People.

Passionate and eye-opening, Van Tulleken’s authoritative account of the damage that ultra-processed food is doing to our bodies, our health and the planet makes for essential reading. Chris will be in conversation with Tim Spector.  

Join Chris in his travels through the world of food science and a UPF diet to discover what’s really going on. Find out why exercise and willpower can’t save us, and what UPF is really doing to our bodies, our health, our weight, and the planet (hint: nothing good). 

Chris van Tulleken is an infectious diseases doctor at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in London. He trained at Oxford and has a PhD in molecular virology from University College London where he is an Associate Professor. His research focuses on how corporations affect human health especially in the context of child nutrition and he works with UNICEF and The World Health Organisation on this area. As one of the BBC’s leading broadcasters for children and adults his work has won two BAFTAs.

Tim Spector, MD, is Professor of Epidemiology at King’s College London. He is the bestselling author of The Diet Myth, Spoon-Fed and Food for Life and scientific co-founder of ZOE, the nutrition science company. With a focus on cutting-edge science and honoured with an OBE for his impactful work in fighting Covid-19, Tim stands at the forefront of his field. The original pioneer of microbiome research, he is among the top 100 most cited scientists in the world. 

Please note: Book and ticket option includes a copy of Ultra-Processed People (RRP. £10.99) which will be available for collection on the night.