Dr Michael Mosley is a science presenter, journalist and executive producer for the BBC, which he joined after qualifying to be a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in London. He has won many TV awards, including an RTS (Royal Television Award), and been named Medical Journalist of the Year by the British Medical Association. He has presented numerous documentaries including Eat, Fast, Live Longer for BBC Horizon, which went viral in 2012. Shortly afterwards, he co-wrote The Fast Diet (2013) with award-winning journalist Mimi Spencer alerting the world to the phenomenon of intermittent fasting, or 5:2 as it is also known. The book has topped best seller charts ever since, been translated into over 30 languages and encouraged hundreds of thousands of people to reclaim control of their eating habits, and lead healthier, happier lives. He also wrote the bestseller The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet (2015) presenting a revolutionary approach to the prevention and reversal of type 2 diabetes; followed by The Clever Guts Diet (2017), which started a national conversation about the importance of gut health. His latest book to be published at the end of 2018 is The Fast 800: Everything you need to know about fasting and weight loss for long-term health. He is married to a doctor and has four children.