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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.
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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