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Season 4 / Episode 1 and airs on 25 February 2019 09:15
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin present a revelatory new series aiming to go through the headlines and pseudo-science to make sense of confusing food advice.
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin get to the bottom of worrying reports that claim some of our favourite foods aren't just bad for us, but could even be dangerous. Gloria and her husband Steven discover if their fish-rich diets have deposited high levels of mercury in their blood. Chris investigates if it's true that parents could be risking the health of their children by bringing them up as vegan. Plus Danny Crates asks whether claims that cheese could cause cancer, or even be as addictive as hard drugs, really stand up to scrutiny.
Chris Bavin and Gloria Hunniford cut through more conflicting claims and confusing messages about what people eat. In this edition, they unravel the truth behind alarming reports on some of the everyday foods that people buy. Gloria examines claims that so-called 'free from' foods might not be the healthy option they first seem, while Chris investigates reports that 75% of the honey consumed contains traces of pesticides. Plus Danny Crates asks if the claims about the health benefits of yeast extract are overblown. And, does turmeric really have all the benefits it has been ascribed?
Chris Bavin and Gloria Hunniford explore the conflicting claims and confusing messages about what people eat. In this edition, Gloria asks how much water people really need to drink every day. Chris explores if people need to pay more attention to their gut bacteria, Danny Crates investigates if blueberries, peppermint and ice cream can boost brainpower, and there is a look at whether charcoal, which is increasingly added to certain foods, is as secret weapon for all-round health or just a fleeting fad.
In this programme, Gloria discovers whether diet can help combat some of the painful symptoms of arthritis, Chris investigates claims about food's powers for mental health, and Danny Crates tests out a controversial diet made up entirely of raw food. Plus is bone broth the health-giving elixir that some now claim?
Gloria sends off her own roast potatoes to be tested to discover if it's really true that cooking starchy food at high temperatures can cause cancer, and Chris has to face up to scientific evidence that some fresh fruit is actually better for you after it's been frozen. Danny Crates investigates claims that ready meals can be better for you than a home-cooked meal.
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin continue in this new series to uncover the truth behind more headline-grabbing health claims about our favourite foods, to see which ones we can safely ignore.
Gloria goes in search of which foods we should be eating to live longer;, and Chris investigates if when we eat is as important as what we eat. Danny Crates gets to the bottom of reports that say the germs in our kitchen could kill us.
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin untangle more mixed messages about the food we eat, investigating reports about some surprising foods it's claimed could change the way we look.
Gloria gets to the bottom of reports that say certain foods will make your hair fall out and that eating fast food chips will help you keep the hair you already have! Chris meets the people who've been ordered to eat cake every day by a dietician. Danny Crates tries out the high-fat diet that is said can cure diabetes and epilepsy.
Chris Bavin and Gloria Hunniford cut through the confusing and contradictory claims about the food we eat. Gloria investigates whether we should all be having extra protein in our diets. Meanwhile, Chris reveals the meat substitute that contains more salt than Atlantic Ocean water. Danny Crates joins his dad on the high seas to find out just how much plastic is in the fish we eat.
In this episode, Chris discovers the truth behind the claims that red meat causes cancer, and Gloria investigates whether a cup of tea could actually be the secret to curing it. Danny Crates delves into the an ingredient that's in more than two-thirds of all processed foods and asks if eating soya can make men infertile.
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