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High-gluten intake during pregnancy increases child’s risk of type 1 diabetes, claims study

High-gluten intake during pregnancy increases child’s risk of type 1 diabetes, claims study

Children of mothers who consume a high level of gluten while pregnant are at an increased risk of diabetes, according to a new study. This study, published in The BMJ, involved thousands of pregnant women and found the likelihood of their children developing type 1 diabetes “increased proportionately” to gluten intake during pregnancy. Gluten intake […]

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Tesco’s new discount chain will rival Aldi and Lidl for prices

Tesco’s new discount chain will rival Aldi and Lidl for prices

Tesco has launched its new discount chain called Jack’s, which aims to take on rival brands Aldi and Lidl by offering shoppers the cheapest prices. The first of the stores opened yesterday (19 Sep) in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, at a former Tesco site, while another outlet will open in Immingham, Lincolnshire, today. Competitive prices The brand […]

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Tesco reveals more changes to Clubcard Rewards

Tesco reveals more changes to Clubcard Rewards

Tesco has announced more big changes to its Clubcard Rewards scheme. From early 2019 the supermarket will pull more companies from its current Clubcard partners list as part of an ongoing major shake up to the loyalty scheme. The latest companies to face the cut are RedSpottedHanky and Europcar. Two more outlets drop out Train […]

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Aldi launches foot-long kilted sausages in time for Christmas

Aldi launches foot-long kilted sausages in time for Christmas

It is a staple in every festive feast but now the classic ‘pig in a blanket’ side dish looks set to take centre stage at Christmas dinner. Measuring 12 inches long, ‘Aldi’s Giant Pigs in Blankets’ (400g) are being launched as part of the budget supermarket’s 2018 Christmas range. The supersize foot-long sausages come wrapped […]

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Soon Whatsapp will no longer be available to millions of iPhone users

Soon Whatsapp will no longer be available to millions of iPhone users

Millions of Whatsapp users could soon be stopped from using the app as the company phases out its support for older smartphones. Anyone who owns an iPhone 4 or earlier will no longer be able to access the app from this week, as the company ends its support for the iOS version 7. Who will […]

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Here is how much meat is in turkey dinosaurs and chicken nuggets

Here is how much meat is in turkey dinosaurs and chicken nuggets

A new study has revealed the shocking amount (or lack of) meat in many popular meat products. The Behind the Label study by Wren Kitchens looked at ultra processed foods such as Bernard Matthew Turkey Dinosaurs, Birds Eye Chicken Nuggets and Richmond Thick Pork Sausages to reveal what actually goes into them. Although processed foods, […]

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This popular sweet is being axed from boxes of Quality Street – and people are not happy

This popular sweet is being axed from boxes of Quality Street – and people are not happy

Attention all chocoholics. Quality Street has ditched its Honeycomb Crunch flavour – just two years after it controversially replaced the much-loved Toffee Deluxe. There was uproar when Nestlé replaced the Toffee Deluxe sweet with its new Honeycomb Crunch flavour in 2016, but a year later the confectionery company gave in to demands from fans and […]

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Chips set to be an inch shorter in UK next year after scorching heatwave

Chips set to be an inch shorter in UK next year after scorching heatwave

Brits may be tucking into small chips next year – because the summer’s heatwave-induced drought has cause European potatoes to shrink. Farmers have blamed the smaller crop on the extremely hot weather and lack of rain over the past few months. And thanks to the crop shortage, potato experts are advising chips could be as […]

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Children’s yoghurts often contain ‘more than two sugar cubes’ according to new study

Children’s yoghurts often contain ‘more than two sugar cubes’ according to new study

Many yoghurts contain well above the healthy amount of sugar, according to new research. Scientists from the University of Leeds and University of Surrey examined the ingredients of 921 of the most popular yoghurts on sale in major UK supermarkets – and found organic types and those marketed at children to be among the worst […]

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Cat walks into supermarket, knocks over a box of cat food and takes a nap in the aisle

Cat walks into supermarket, knocks over a box of cat food and takes a nap in the aisle

Reporting by James Bryce This is the comical moment a hungry cat was spotted trying to raid a supermarket’s shelves for its favourite treats after sneaking into a Tesco. The mischievous feline was spotted by stunned shoppers at the Tesco Express store on the lookout for food last Wednesday. It had strolled into the shop […]

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