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Low Fat Con

The Low Fat Con

I’ve blogged a lot about how bad ‘low fat’ foods are (see my past blogs), so it was good to see Channel 4 Dispatches program – The Truth about Low Fat Food – last week. Besides highlighting the amount of added sugar in low fat foods, the one extra interesting point is that people eat […]

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Food Labels

What’s in a name?

I guess we’re all inherently trusting and that’s why marketing works! There’s an article in Which magazine this month (March 2012 – Food & Health/Food labelling) exposing how we’re being duped by food marketing campaigns on numerous fronts. Supermarkets such as Marks & Spencer’s have Lochmuir salmon – but no such place actually exists – […]

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Brain Food

‘We are what we eat’ is certainly a very old saying and one that has been used by many people to denigrate all sorts of diet theories over the years.  Well I think the best one is ‘if you eat rubbish then you’ll be rubbish’. I’ve just watched the BBC 3 documentary which follows Zoe […]

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