Firms ‘peddling junk food propaganda’ in our schools, report finds

Food manufacturers have been accused of using school information packs to 'peddle propaganda' for unhealthy products.  Campaigners have highlighted claims that crisps are healthier than apples, and that children should eat fruit and vegetables 'in moderation'.  A study by the Children's Food Campaign claims that major food corporations spend as much as £300million a year on …

Foods Matter Forums

Just thought I’d tell you about these useful forums which are especially for people who want to talk to others about allergy and intolerance. Foods Matter is a really useful resource if you’re avoiding foods or environmental stuff so take a look – I keep having my two-penny’orth on there which is fun! Go to …

Redbush Tea Tip

When it’s cold outside, you tend to drink more warm drinks, don’t you? Philip came up with this idea. We bought a cheap coffee filter machine from Asda for a fiver. Pour some water into the machine as if you’re making coffee, but instead pop two redbush tea bags into the glass jug and let …

Did You Know?

That lung cancer researchers in New Zealand reckon cannabis is 20 times more carcinogenic than tobacco? Or to put it another way they believe one joint is equivalent to smoking a pack of 20 cigarettes. Shocking!   That whizzing air into a smoothie rather than having it flat, so to speak, will make you feel …