Last night's Horizon (BBC2) pitted the two best food types against each other in "Sugar vs Fat", a battle which – as I flounce towards a chubby middle age – I'm calling as a score draw. They're both brilliant.
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Saturday 26 May 2012
Today a few fellow travellers and I are taking part in an art class in the cute garden studio of Can Amonita, a quiet Ibicencan villa in the north of the island overlooking the San Juan valley. It is stunningly hot and I am glad to be inside, standing at a giant easel with a smooth piece of charcoal in hand, pretending I'll be able to draw the heavily pregnant naked woman in front of me.
Friday 18 May 2012
Just as there are no easy answers as to how to bring up a child, there are none as regards the role – or not – of the state in providing assistance to parents.
Thursday 10 May 2012
Martin Hardy answers the questions we all wanted to ask about the Blackburn owners
Sunday 29 April 2012
Around one in six youngsters believe a blueberry muffin counts as part of their “five a day”, a poll has found.
Monday 23 April 2012
School meals campaigner Jamie Oliver has warned the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, he is endangering the health of millions of children.
Monday 23 April 2012
Jamie Oliver has warned Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, that his school meals policies are endangering children's health.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Your hunger and passion will only see you through the opening exchanges
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Old varieties of apples, bananas and onions are part of a UK study to potentially give consumers products with "significantly" higher levels of nutrients, it has been announced.
Monday 09 April 2012
We must nourish poorer children
Sunday 01 April 2012
A Slice of Britain: It's not Usain Bolt but Tommy Davies, a 26-year-old administrator, who makes sporting history by winning a five-mile trial run round the Olympic Park and into the stadium that will host Games events this summer
Sunday 01 April 2012
When food prices rise, children in the poorest parts of the world suffer first and most. Many die quickly because the staples their families rely on – grain, wheat, rice – are no longer affordable. And many more are priced out of a nutritious diet, stunting their development and weakening their bodies and brains. This type of chronic malnutrition is the underlying cause of one-third of all child deaths.
Sunday 25 March 2012
Dexter Fletcher does the miraculous and breathes real life into the mouldering corpse of the gangster Britflick – but a much-touted dystopian fantasy is dead on arrival
Friday 16 March 2012
Eating white rice may be linked to a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes, researchers have said.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Campaigner Jamie Oliver has welcomed Parliamentary efforts to highlight concerns about school nutritional standards.
Sunday 11 March 2012
It's the forthcoming movie the kids are all talking about - and you don't want to be left looking a square. Let Genevieve Roberts and Kate Youde guide you through this cultural minefield
Culinary experts in The Netherlands thought it was 'fresh' and 'tasty'
Of all the computers Apple has ever made there’s only one that Steve Jobs had to sell his car to finance
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 As an ex prostitute, I urge all the political parties to commit to the Sex Buyer Law
- 2 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 3 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Couple die within 28 hours of each other after being married for 73 years