Gillian McKeith replaced as You Are What You Eat presenter in Channel 5 reboot

A Channel 5 reboot of the dieting programme You Are What You Eat is set to return to television after 15 years, and Gillian McKeith will no longer host the squeamish show.

TV personality Trisha Goddard and ITV's Dr Amir Khan prepare to take on the show as the new reboot's presenters.

They both have teased that the show will have some aspects of the much-loved Channel 4 edition but with some slight changes, writes The Mirror.

The original Channel 4 show aired between 2004 – 2007 and saw I'm A Celeb icon, Gilian McKeith, 62, claim the title "Doctor Poo" as she would enthusiastically take on poor diets and inspect participants stool waste in the nauseating channel four show.

In one previous episode from the hit channel 4 show, 62-year-old Gillian made an overweight woman cry by unveiling a chocolate tombstone in a garden with their name on it.

In the Channel 4 remake, Trisha Goddard, 65, and the award-winning NHS Doctor, Dr Amir Khan, will take on some of the nation's poorest diets to help participants improve their diets and transform their lives in the channel 5 revival.

Speaking to The Mirror ahead of the show, Trisha said: "Everyone I speak to about my job says, 'Eurgh, poo!' and it's a taboo subject.

"But it's something we need to talk about more openly if your gut isn't working properly, that normally means you're not right in yourself and things need to change."

Fans of the channel 4 edition will spot similar elements of the show in the reboot, including the table showing all the good a person eats in one week and the infamous stool sample.

Dr Amir, who is one of the medical experts used by ITV GMB, added that the show will have a slight change in its format compared to the original show as it's a "It's a different kind of show this time."

He added: "I think most people will see that. It's a far more scientific approach. I know through my job that shock tactics don't work. It's about understanding people's lifestyles."

"One of the approaches Trisha and I had is that a lot of diets and exercise regimes are based on people of a Caucasian background."

"So, this time, we had people on from a black [or] South Asian background."

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