Sugar

What happens to your body an hour after a sugar binge

The most dangerous contributing factor with sugar is underestimation. We assume that because sweets, chocolates and drinks are sold in packets/bottles of certain sizes, that they’re fine to consume in one sitting - but this is far from the case.

Sugar vs Fat, TV review: Binge twins make a meal of it

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.

Mark Hix recipe: Cranberry and chestnut cheesecake

If you gave most families the choice between a cheesecake and Christmas pudding, they would probaly opt for a cheesecake. There is something so comforting about a creamy cheesecake with its biscuity base – with Christmas fruits, it keeps everyone festive.

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