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Food: Truth or Scare

Series 4

Episode 1

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin get to the bottom of worrying reports that claim some of our favourite foods aren’t just bad for us but could even be dangerous. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin continue to uncover the truth behind more headline-grabbing health claims about favourite foods to see which ones to safely ignore. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 4

Episode 3

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin investigate reports about some surprising foods it’s claimed could change the way we look. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

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. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 5

Episode 3

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 9 months

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. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 5

Episode 2

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 9 months

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. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 5

Episode 4

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 9 months

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. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 5

Episode 5

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 9 months

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. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 5

Episode 1

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

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. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 2

Episode 1

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin investigate claims that oily fish may not be the wonder food it is often said to be after reports state it could even be dangerous. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin investigate which of the claims about foods said to help people live longer are true. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin discover if coconut oil really has the incredible health benefits that have led to it becoming so fashionable. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 2

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin settle the argument over whether tea and coffee are good or bad for us - and if the same is true for both. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 2

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin investigate the controversial diets that recommend cutting out entire food groups from what you eat. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Gloria Hunniford, Chris Bavin investigate reports about some surprising foods it's claimed could help you lose weight, including chocolate cake and chilli. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Gloria Hunniford and Chris Bavin get to the bottom of worrying reports that claim some of our favourite foods aren't just bad for us, but could even be dangerous. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Chris Bavin and Gloria Hunniford explore claims and messages about food. Gloria examines claims that so-called 'free from' foods might not be the healthy option they first seem. Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One HD

Chris Bavin and Gloria Hunniford explore claims and messages about food. Gloria asks how much water people really need to drink every day. And is charcoal a passing fad? Show more

Food: Truth or Scare

Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Chris Bavin and Gloria Hunniford explore claims and messages about food. Gloria discovers whether diet can help combat some of the painful symptoms of arthritis. Show more