Superfoods The Real Story: Series 3
Superfoods seem to be everywhere and as a nation we’re spending more on healthy eating than ever before. Kate Quilton continues on her global quest for the truth behind new food trends.
Part 1: Pepper, Sauerkraut & White Wine
Kate travels to India and Norway, as she looks at the benefits of pepper, white wine and sauerkraut
Part 2: Turmeric, Jelly & Eggs
Kate’s in India to find out if turmeric helped her recovery from a serious back injury. She also discovers if jelly could be paving the way to better bones, and if eggs really are good for your eyes.
Part 3: Snails, Olive Oil and the New Kale
Kate Quilton is in Chile, looking at the medical miracles of snails. In Ghana, she examines a local rival to kale. And could olive oil be the answer to Alzheimer’s?
Part 4: Ginger, Raw Milk & Nuts
Kate tests if ginger helps with nausea. Is raw milk a safe option for childhood allergies? And are nuts the key to a stress-free life?
Part 5: Macqui Berry, Oats & Offal
Kate visits Chile to see if the mysterious macqui berry could be a dieter’s dream come true. There’s also superoats and the heart. And is offal really that awful?
Part 6: Peanut Butter, Oyster & Peas
Kate visits Ghana, to find out if peanut butter is a life saver. Also, do oysters sweeten the mood and have we underestimated the pea as a foodstuff?
Part 7: Baobab, Bee Pollen & Prunes
Kate travels to South Africa, to see if the baobab tree might help with diabetes. There’s also a look at bee pollen and experiments with prunes at zero gravity.
Part 8: Watercress, Onion & Mangoes
Kate goes to the limit with watercress on a trip to Ireland. Also, she asks do onions cure gout and might mangoes help fight cancer?