Next Episode of Food: Truth or Scare is
Season 3 / Episode 1 and airs on 29 January 2018 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 investigate which of the claims about foods said to help people live longer are true.
Also, with claims that certain foods could stop dementia in its tracks, a woman whose mother had the condition explores whether changing her diet is the key to ensuring she doesn't develop it too.
The effects of booze on the brain are revealed, there are surprises as the team exposes how food affects migraines, and two diets, each said to be the world's healthiest, are compared to see which is best. But will it be the Japanese or Mediterranean diet that comes out on top?
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin discover if coconut oil really has the incredible health benefits that have led to it becoming so fashionable. As the truth is revealed, a devotee realises the oil has a surprising dark side.
As three generations of the same family share their food habits to see which has the best diet, do teenagers really eat as badly as some headlines suggest?
And after reports suddenly declared we should eat less protein as we get older, the team explores how much is needed to keep us fit and healthy into old age.
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin settle the argument over whether tea and coffee are good or bad for us - and if the same is true for both. There is also the truth about a food often touted as a way to fight cancer. And, after reports suggesting reusing plastic water bottles is a bad idea, tests reveal if we should be using a fresh one every time.
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin investigate the controversial diets that recommend cutting out entire food groups from what you eat. With the experts divided, could some of these quick-fix fads do you more harm than good?
The team also unpicks the startling headlines suggesting everything we have been told about the risk from saturated fats is wrong, and they test why we sometimes keep eating even when we are full. Is there an easy way to switch off your appetite?
In this episode, they investigate reports about some surprising foods it's claimed could help you lose weight. To find out if they live up to the hype, Chris goes on a chocolate cake diet and Gloria investigates whether artificial sweeteners really are a safe alternative to sugar. Meanwhile, Danny Crates looks into claims that chilli can help in the battle of the bulge - by helping our bodies burn stubborn belly fat. Plus the team uncovers the truth about the latest weight-loss food fad - the bullet proof coffee.
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?
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