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The science of nutrition and healthy eating
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This free course was written by Audrey Brown and Surinder Ghatoray.

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Section 1.2: extract from Guts: The Strange & Wonderful World of the Human Stomach BBC 4 © BBC (2012)

Section 1.3: visual only extract from: Guts: The Strange & Wonderful World of the Human Stomach BBC 4 © BBC (2012)

Section 2: extract from Guts: The Strange & Wonderful World of the Human Stomach BBC 4 © BBC (2012)

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