Earlier this year author Isabel Allende discussed her new novel, "In the Midst of Winter," in Madrid, Spain.  She writes all her books in her native Spanish. They are then translated into numerous languages  read around the world.

Earlier this year author Isabel Allende discussed her new novel, "In the Midst of Winter," in Madrid, Spain. She writes all her books in her native Spanish. They are then translated into numerous languages read around the world.

Over the last several years research has mounted about the importance of the gut and the trillions of microbes contained within it, known as the microbiome. Dr. Michael Mosley talks to Diane about and what a healthy gut can mean for our mood, weight and immune system.

Then, Isabel Allende released her first book more than three decades ago. Since then, the Chilean-American author has written a string of best-selling novels filled with magic, struggle and love. She joins Diane to talk about her latest, “In the Midst of Winter.”

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  • Dr. Michael Mosley Physician, science journalist and author of several books including "The Clever Gut Diet," "The Fast Diet" and "The 8-week Blood Sugar Diet"
  • Isabel Allende Author of 22 books, including the novels "In the Midst of Winter," "Ripper” and "The House of the Spirits," along with several memoirs and a trilogy for young readers.

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