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If you care to eat turkey…

With Christmas fast approaching and two-thirds of UK households choosing to have roast turkey for their Christmas dinner, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is offering tips on how you can […]

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Beware online slimming pills

We all worry about fake news, but what about fake meds? A warning from official channels tells us that online sellers of potentially dangerous slimming pills containing withdrawn pharmaceutical ingredients […]

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Cutting back on sugar this Christmas

I know, we are ridiculously talking about Christmas. Already. Must be the colder weather and the shorter days having an impact. People are already shopping for it! Dentists are concerned […]

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Brazil nuts are rocketing in price – here’s why

Quadell, CC BY-SA Iain Fraser, University of Kent Sometimes the price of certain foods rise suddenly and exponentially. For example, earlier this year it was iceberg lettuce, broccoli and courgettes […]

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Trad British meals consigned to the bin

Traditional British dinners could soon be a thing of the past, as Britons now officially prefer foreign food, according to a new study. Must admit, I’m one of them. Researchers […]

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How to cook a more sustainable Sunday roast

Ann in the uk / Shutterstock.com Christian Reynolds, University of Sheffield The Sunday roast is an institution for many families across the globe. From Australia to the UK, families come […]

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New advice on eating runny eggs

The Food Standards Agency has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs – infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly […]

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Most milk substitutes are low in iodine – here’s why it matters

shutterstock. Alexander Prokopenko/Shutterstock Sarah Bath, University of Surrey and Margaret Rayman, University of Surrey Milk and dairy products are the main source of iodine in many diets, and an important […]

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Margarine vs butter: how what we spread on our toast became a weapon of class war

Which are you? Shutterstock Ellen Turner, Lund University Margarine has seen its fortunes ebb and flow with the tide of popular opinion. But Unilever’s recent announcement that it’s dropping the […]

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