Posts for Food

What meat-eaters really think about veganism – new research

Shutterstock/Polina Yanchuk Chris Bryant, University of Bath Most people in the UK are committed meat eaters – but for how long? My new research into the views of meat eaters […]

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19th January is Quitters Day

5,580,587 Britons will have abandoned their 2020 New Year’s Resolutions by the end of Quitters Day, new research has found. Research by Strava recently found that in 2020, Sunday 19th […]

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Retail sales drop in December

In the three months to December 2019, the quantity bought in retail sales decreased by 1.0% when compared with the previous three months. All sectors except household goods stores and […]

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The world craves British food this Christmas

Traditional Christmas dinner Great British Christmas Dinner to be enjoyed in 64 countries around the globe Demand for festive fare such as turkey and Brussel sprouts has risen Scotch Whisky, […]

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Non-alcoholic drinks: how healthy are they?

Merla/Shutterstock Ali Hill, Solent University A few years ago, alcohol-free beers and wine were a rarity. And what was available was pretty execrable. Today, the market is booming and you […]

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Why it can be hard to stop eating even when you’re full: Some foods may be designed that way

Bet you can’t eat just one. tlindsayg/Shutterstock Tera Fazzino, University of Kansas and Kaitlyn Rohde, University of Kansas All foods are not created equal. Most are palatable, or tasty to […]

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Thank fungi for cheese, wine and beer this holiday season

These foods are all dependent on microorganisms for their distinctive flavor. margouillat photo/Shutterstock.com Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University It’s hard to imagine a holiday table without bread, meat, vegetables, wine, beer […]

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Snacking: the modern habit that could be putting your health and waistline at risk

shutterstock/frantic00 Ruth Whiteside, Sheffield Hallam University Cakes, biscuits and energy bars are, for many people, just staples of everyday life – the snacks that keep them going through the day. […]

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Vegan food in the meat aisle?

Tesco has taken the bold (some would say foolhardy) decision to put plant-based burgers, sausages and nuggets in the same chiller cabinet as their meat-based counterparts. The aim is to […]

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Insects for dinner? High protein, low fat …

Phew, luckily I’m vegetarian! It seems eating insects may be the diet of the future. Luckily, there are lots of plus points.  My problem is getting over the immediate abhorrence […]

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