Is your saucepan toxic?

Is your saucepan toxic?

Nearly everyone has a non-stick saucepan in their kitchen.  And for good reason – they make life much easier. But it has been known for some time that the material used to make the non-stick coating – PolyTetraFluoroEthylene or PTFE – can release...
Seven in Eight

Seven in Eight

New figures released by Cancer Research tell us that one in eight women will get breast cancer.  Apparently the charity’s figures show that breast cancer rates have risen from one in nine, to one in eight. This is very sad news for women, and another sign that the...
What’s happening to breakfast?

What’s happening to breakfast?

I am naturally suspicious of any food advertised on TV, but I became especially suspicious when I recently saw the advert for ‘Belvita Breakfast Biscuits’ – have you seen it?  These biscuits are ‘made with wholegrain’ and are especially ‘designed for...