Salt-filled sandwiches! Lunches from High Street chains have same amount as ten packets of crisps

Salt-filled sandwiches! Lunches from High Street chains have same amount as ten packets of crispsWrap from EAT contained 4.8g of salt while Pret a Manger wrap had 4.6gA 32.5g bag of Walkers Ready Salted crisps contained less than 0.5gResearchers found high salt levels in more than half of 664 tested dishesThree Pizza Hut dishes contained maximum daily allowance of 6g of saltAverage salt consumption in UK is 8.1g amid calls for suppliers to cut levels By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 23:00 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:59 GMT, 13 March 2013 Sandwiches sold by leading High Street food chains contain as much salt as ten bags of crisps, health campaigners have warned.

Pregnant women who gorge on fatty snacks can turn their children into junk food junkies

Mothers-to-be who gorge on fatty snacks can turn their children into 'junk food junkies' Junk foods 'have the same effect on the body's chemistry as opium, heroin, and morphine'Pregnant women who eat junk food cause changes to their unborn babies' brainsThis means the child must eat more junk food to get the same satisfaction By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 12:13 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:23 GMT, 1 March 2013 Mothers-to-be who eat junk food change the development of signalling pathways in their babies' brains Pregnant women who munch on foods high in fat and sugar can turn their children into 'junk food junkies,' a researcher has warned.

The danger food dunces: 77% of Britons fail IQ test on hidden salt, sugar and fat

The danger food dunces: 77% of Britons fail IQ test on hidden salt, sugar and fat By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:07 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:43 GMT, 3 January 2013 Britons are unaware of the high levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat hidden in their favourite foods, a survey has revealed.

Christmas 2012: Average Briton scoffed almost 40,000 calories over festive period

The festive blow-out: Average Briton scoffed almost 40,000 calories over Christmas and gained SIX pounds in weight Typical adult consumes 15,000 calories over Christmas and a further 18,000 calories of alcohol before New Year's Day Recommended daily calorie allowance for an eight-day period is around 20,000 for men and 16,000 for women.

Ditch the fancy diets, just cut down on fat: Eating healthily is more reliable way to lose weight

Ditch the fancy diets, just cut down on fat: Eating healthily is more reliable way to lose weightCutting back on butter, cheese, cakes and crisps could see you lose up to three-and-a-half poundsPeople who cut back on fat rather than dieting see results in six months | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 7 December 2012 Lose inches: Forget the diet says a new study, just cut back on fatty foods Forget about the diet – just cut down on the fat, claim scientists.

Greg Rusedski: "Anybody who thinks they"re happy all the time is probably lying"

'Anybody who thinks they're happy all the time is probably lying': Under the microscope with Greg Rusedski | UPDATED: 01:22 GMT, 26 June 2012 The former British No 1 tennis player, 38, on eating junk food, his fear of flying and the reality of being a sportsman 'I retired four years ago and the nice thing now is that I can be more sociable with my friends,' said Greg Rusedski IS YOUR DIET LESS HEALTHY NOW YOU’VE RETIRED A lot of people think professional tennis players have a phenomenal diet.

Rare oesophagus condition: Girl, 3, who takes four minutes to eat a strawberry – because gobbling her food could kill her

Girl, 3, who takes four minutes to eat a strawberry – because gobbling her food could kill her Milly had 13 operations to disconnect her trachea and oesophagusShe can't eat carrots, mango, melon or rice as they can get stuck | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 9 May 2012 Milly with mother Kaylee: The youngster had 13 operations on her oesophagus to widen it A three-year-old girl suffers from a rare digestive condition which means she can't gobble down her food – because it could kill her.