Oh beer! Pub landlord who felt ill for months discovers he is ALLERGIC to aleAlastair Scott took home allergy test after feeling tired and unwellThe pub landlord was shocked when he discovered he was allergic to wheat – a key ingredient in beerBut the defiant ale lover insists he will continue to drink By Conor Sheils PUBLISHED: 16:12 GMT, 12 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:08 GMT, 13 April 2013 Publican Alastair Scott discovered he was allergic to beer after taking an allergy test A pub landlord who tastes ales for a living has discovered he is allergic to BEER.
Organic food labels 'trick' us into thinking food is healthier and tastier Perceptions of taste, calories and value can be significantly altered when a food is labelled 'organic'Organic foods were estimated to have significantly fewer calories and taste lower in fat Customers were also willing to pay 23% more for them By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 14:51 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 3 April 2013 It is seen as healthier and tastier – and millions of shoppers willingly pay more to enjoy it.
Chewing gum could make you FAT because the minty taste makes sugary food more tempting The chemical responsible for the minty flavour in gum makes healthy food unappealingPeople who chew gum eat fewer meals – but not less calories – because they chose unhealthy foods By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:59 GMT, 29 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:59 GMT, 29 March 2013 It may well give you minty-fresh breath, but chewing gum could also cause weight gain, new research suggests.
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.
Diet drinks DON'T make you hungry: New research quashes myth they cause junk food cravings Previously thought that artificial sweeteners disrupt hunger hormones, encouraging people to eat junk foodBut new study has shown that drinking diet drinks has no more effect on appetite than water By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 11:53 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:55 GMT, 20 February 2013 Diet drinks will not affect appetite Sugar-free fizzy drinks are no more likely to make you eat junk food than water, say researchers.
Get to 75 and you can eat what you like: Poor diet makes no difference to your health If you live to 75, your diet is unlikely to make much difference to your health afterwards, say expertsCompared elderly people who followed high-fat, high-sugar or healthy diet By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 17:35 GMT, 17 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:22 GMT, 18 January 2013 Many of us spend decades trying to overcome our food demons by avoiding fast food restaurants and resisting the dessert tray.
The two-year-old who is allergic to Christmas: Archie has extreme reaction to Yuletide treatsArchie Sims cannot eat mince pies, chocolate and cheeses because of a variety of allergiesNativity scenes with animals give him hay fever symptomsHis family even has to have a fake tree as pines trigger a rash | UPDATED: 14:29 GMT, 24 December 2012 Little Archie Sims is the boy who is allergic to Christmas.
The two-year-old who is allergic to Christmas: Archie has extreme reaction to Yuletide treatsArchie Sims cannot eat mince pies, chocolate and cheeses because of a variety of allergiesNativity scenes with animals give him hay fever symptomsHis family even has to have a fake tree as pines trigger a rash | UPDATED: 00:38 GMT, 24 December 2012 Little Archie Sims is the boy who is allergic to Christmas.
It's not your fault you're fat: Obesity could be caused by gut bacteria rather than over-eating Study suggests the bacteria plays a larger role than eating too much or not exercising enoughResearchers found diet that altered gut bacteria caused dramatic weight loss | UPDATED: 13:58 GMT, 19 December 2012 Worried about your weight Chinese researchers claim a diet that reduces enterobacter bacterium could help Obesity may be caused by a certain kind of bacteria rather than eating too much or exercising too little, researchers claim.
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.