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Category: Food health

Could gluten-free diets cause type 2 diabetes?

Author Damien Wilde
Posted On 27th March 2017

Coeliac sufferers will tell you all about how gluten can cause discomfort, nausea and even much more serious illnesses, but luckily for those who must follow a gluten-free diet their choices has increased year-on-year.

Fortunately or unfortunately — depending on your viewpoint — the range of products now stocked on our supermarket and warehouse shelves that is certified gluten-free has increased due to the increase in people choosing to follow a gluten-free diet.

What used to be a prescription-only food has quickly become a global health fad, with celebs such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Miley Cyrus and Victoria Beckham swearing by a gluten-free diet. But for how much longer? Research published by Harvard University has found a link between gluten-free diets and an increased risk in developing type 2 diabetes.

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Hot diggity dogs: Our American food obsession

Author Damien Wilde
Posted On 17th March 2017

Iconic around the world, the hotdog is an American obsession that has transcended the United States to become consumed all over the planet.

Combined with ketchup, mustard and fried onions, the hotdog is a common sight at sporting events, fairs, cinemas and fast food restaurants up and down the country.

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The Food Standards agency in Scotland is calling for action in a bid to cut obesity rates as they believe that portion control has been lost due to the ‘more-for-less’ culture.

Despite rising costs, we consumers are looking to stretch the pounds in our pocket for bigger meals and large portions sizes are top of the list.

Scotland’s food watchdog believes that calorie labelling, smaller portion sizes and better quality healthy alternatives should be available to everyone who dines out.

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This 3D printer can make pizza and doughnuts

Author Damien Wilde
Posted On 9th March 2017


Space is the final frontier, but if we are ever to move off this dust bowl we call planet Earth, then we’ll need to take as many home comforts with us as we are able.

Luckily startup BeeHex has designed a Chef 3D printer that is capable of making pizza and doughnuts.

No freeze dried astronaut food for us!

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Beer there drunk that: The importance of good beer

Author Damien Wilde
Posted On 8th March 2017

Have you ever assessed how you are serving your beer? Take into consideration the glass you serve up the suds to customers with? Or even just what type of beer you are serving?

Well, either way, the perfect pint is not really that difficult to attain.

From the way you store the drinks you serve to the vessel you serve your alcoholic drinks in, you really do need to wow your customers from end-to-end.

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