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Healthy Eating

Documentary in which Fiona Phillips teams up with leading scientists to investigate how people can eat and drink themselves to good health.

Fiona Phillips teams up with leading scientists to look at how to eat and drink to good health, and she uncovers some surprising truths. She reveals which cheap, everyday foods can give us all the benefits of so-called superfoods at a fraction of the price and why frying can be the healthiest way to cook. Fiona becomes a human guinea pig to test some of the top-selling health drinks and supplements. She investigates whether antioxidant smoothies really give us the healthy boost we think and discovers why multivitamin pills might do us more harm than good. In a unique experiment with scientists from Aston and Liverpool John Moores universities, she sets out to find the healthiest breakfast, and discovers why we'd be better off with bacon and eggs rather than cereal and fruit. To find out whether we can really detoxify our bodies, she puts some popular detox foods and drinks to the test and reveals why we're better off with fresh foods and the odd glass of wine.

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58 minutes

Audio described

Last on

Wed 5 Jun 2019 00:35

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:05

    The Fratellis

    Impostors (Little By Little)

  • 00:13

    Gabrielle Aplin


  • 00:25


    Oh Girl You're The Devil

  • 00:26

    Mike Mango

    Deeper Love

  • 00:31


    Natural Tune

  • 00:36



  • 00:38


    All The Rest Is Noise

  • 00:41


    All The Rest Is Noise

  • 00:45



  • 00:45


    Coffee In The Pot


Role Contributor
Presenter Fiona Phillips
Executive Producer Jacqueline Smith
Producer Paul Barnett
Director Paul Barnett
Production Company Maverick Television


  • Thu 2 Jun 2016 21:00
  • Tue 7 Jun 2016 23:45
  • Wed 8 Jun 2016 00:10
  • Wed 8 Jun 2016 00:15
  • Tue 14 Jun 2016 03:55
  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 22:45
  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 23:10
  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 23:45
  • Tue 4 Jun 2019 23:40
  • Wed 5 Jun 2019 00:15
  • Wed 5 Jun 2019 00:35

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