Food: Truth or Scare

July 2020

Series 5: Episode 5

4.0 8 x
Chris Bavin looks at shocking claims that diet drinks could be making you gain weight, and Danny Crates asks whether greasy and sugary foods affect your skin.

Series 5: Episode 4

4.0 13 x
Gloria Hunniford finds out whether claims that a daily glass of wine is good for you are true, and Chris Bavin asks if calorie counting is a sensible approach to weight loss.

Series 5: Episode 3

3.0 18 x
Gloria Hunniford asks whether her beloved cups of tea could be increasing her risk of cancer, and Danny Crates skips breakfast for a week to see if it holds the key to easy weight loss.

Series 5: Episode 2

3.0 17 x
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin are joined by former health secretary Edwina Currie to unscramble the conflicting claims about whether eggs are safe and healthy.

Series 5: Episode 1

3.0 20 x
Chris Bavin dissects worrying reports that eating chicken and turkey could cause cancer, and Gloria Hunniford looks at the trend for feeding pets raw meat.
August 2019


3.0 13 x
Chris Bavin discovers the truth behind the claims that red meat causes cancer, and Gloria Hunniford investigates whether a cup of tea could actually be the secret to curing it.


3.0 10 x
Gloria Hunniford investigates whether we should all be having extra protein in our diets. Danny Crates finds out just how much plastic is in the fish we eat.
July 2019


4.0 15 x
Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin investigate reports about some surprising foods it’s claimed could change the way we look.
February 2019


4.0 22 x
26/02/2019 of the TV-show Food: Truth or Scare was broadcast by BBC1 on Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 9:15.


4.0 23 x
25/02/2019 of the TV-show Food: Truth or Scare was broadcast by BBC1 on Monday 25 February 2019 at 9:15.