Food challenge hub

Discover what the BBC Good Food team have learned from taking on food and lifestyle challenges, from becoming vegan to preventing food and packaging waste.

Top tips for going veganTop tips for going vegan
What did we learn from two weeks of trying out a vegan diet? Discover the challenges and top tips for going meat, dairy and egg free. 
Top tips for going vegan

 



Food packagingHow to reduce food packaging waste
Find out the best tips and tricks for reducing food packaging waste after our two-week packaging challenge.
How to reduce food packaging waste

 




Local produceWhat we discovered buying only local produce
How easy is it to do all your food shopping from local suppliers? Read what happened when our writer bought exclusively local produce for two weeks. 
What we discovered buying only local produce

 



Food wasteHow to reduce food waste

Lots of households want to reduce their food waste, but how easy is it in practice? Learn more about how to reduce food waste in this challenge. 
How to reduce food waste

 


Things you should know before going veggie10 things you should know before going veggie
Want to try the vegetarian diet? Read up on 10 things you should be aware of before trying vegetarianism yourself.
10 things you should know before going veggie

 




Sugar detox guide10 things you should know before giving up sugar
If you're trying to cut down on the sweet stuff, read up on what we discovered after 8 weeks of no sugar.
10 things you should know before giving up sugar

 



Marathon running8 things I wish I'd known before running a marathon
From meal-planning to hydration, if you're planning on running a marathon you need keen runner Sophie Godwin's guide to marathon preparation.
8 things I wish I'd known before running a marathon

 

 

Fitness tracker5 things you find out when you get a fitness tracker
Keen to try out a fitness app for yourself? Discover how we got on when we tried out wearable technology. 
5 things you find out when you get a fitness tracker

 



10-a-day challenge11 things you find out when you start eating 10-a-day 
Want to up your fruit and veg intake? We tried eating 10-a-day for seven days to find out whether it's acheiveable. 
11 things you find out when you start eating 10-a-day

What food challenges would you like to see our team try out next? Let us know in the comments section below... 

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