With menus ripped from the pages of history, can a modern couple eat and drink their way through the centuries?
In this living history format, our Hosts the 'Supersizers' embark on a one-of-a-kind social experiment, revealing the cultural and physical impact of a variety of food trends throughout the ages. From the massive feasts consumed by the aristocracy, to the stomach-churning ingredients relied on by the poor, Supersizers Go journeys from Ancient Rome, through the middle ages, right up to the late 20th century, with our Hosts dressing, behaving and eating according to the standards of the time. At the beginning of the series, each are medically tested, and as time progresses, the surprising effects on vital digestive functions are revealed. With food preparation and commentary courtesy of a dedicated team of researchers, chefs, and historical interpreters, Supersizers Go is a fascinating, and often hilarious look at the human story of status, survival, and food culture.