Alice-Azania Jarvis

8 Most Outlandish Food Health Claims

Who knows what constitutes a healthy diet any more? The backlash against carbohydrates – and the growing consensus that butter, cheese and eggs might not be so bad for us after all – represents a dramatic departure from the low-fat doctrine of recent decades. Barely a day goes by without new headlines trumpeting the miraculous powers of some food or drink (chocolate, for instance, or red wine), frequently followed by others sayingprecisely the opposite.

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