Award-winning food journalist Joanna Blythman gives her opinion on some big and often controversial subjects in the world of food...
Behind the headlines: Saying no to sugar
It's not easy giving up sugar but Joanna Blythman discovers it is possible. Read how she did it and our nutritional advice for kicking the sweet stuff for good.
Behind the headlines: The problem with food banks
Should we donate food to those in need? Joanna Blythman argues that these handouts aren't a long-term solution.
Behind the headlines: A shortage of chefs
A lack of trained kitchen staff may force your local restaurant to close, warns Joanna Blythman.
Behind the headlines: Why we should stop worrying about salt
We are constantly warned to cut back on salt. But Joanna Blythman believes that this essential ingredient has been unfairly damned.
Behind the headlines: Clean eating
The current trend for an 'all-natural' diet has been heavily critisised as faddy - even unhealthy. But Joanna Blythman finds much to applaud.
Behind the headlines: Why low-fat milk isn't the whole story
Years of negative messages about fat have discouraged many of us from eating dairy products. It's time for a rethink, says Joanna Blythman.
Behind the headlines: Can you spend less and still eat better?
Too many people waste money because they make poor choices when buying food and drink says journalist Joanna Blythman.
Behind the headlines: Supermarket fruit & veg
Joanna Blythman believes our supermarket produce isn't nearly as freash as we're led to believe. Are we being overcharged for subpar quality fruit and vegetables?
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