Presented by Gregg Wallace, BBC One's What's Really In Our Food? series peels back the baffling world of food labelling, investigates junk food and the UK's love of ready meals.
Gregg also looks at why some patients are going hungry in hospital and whether so called "superfoods" really are that "super".
EPISODE 1: WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN
Food labels. Supermarkets fuss over them.
Food giants argue over them, the industry spends a mint on them, but can you really trust them?
In this episode of What's Really in Our Food? Gregg Wallace lifts the lid on the baffling world of food labelling and asks: "Can we really believe what it says on the tin?"
Gregg exposes some of the tricks of the trade, blasts through the jargon and takes a magnifying glass to the small print to produce his ultimate guide to the supermarket aisles.
EPISODE 2: JUNK FOOD CHALLENGE
Britain consumes vast quantities of junk food every year.
But what is actually in it, what is it doing to us and why do we love it so much?
In this episode of What's Really In Our Food? Self-confessed junk food lover Gregg Wallace goes on a journey to meet the overweight kids who are learning to eat more healthily and the experts who can explain what lurks inside our burger bags and pizza boxes.
EPISODE 3: READY, STEADY, EAT
Britain is in love with ready meals. We eat an incredible 15 million of them every week.
MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace meets a family who love their instant meals, talks to celebrity chefs and food experts about our passion for quick cuisine, and finds out what it's doing to the nation's cooking skills.
READY, STEADY, EAT!
Wednesday, 28 November, 2007
0915 GMT, BBC One
EPISODE 4: HUNGRY IN HOSPITAL
From cold soup to soggy vegetables, over the years, hospital food has been a bit of a joke. But more and more people are getting malnourished while in the care of the NHS.
Gregg Wallace investigates why people are going hungry.
Is it just a question of poor quality food, or are patients not getting the help they need?
Gregg meets a man who wants to know why his elderly father did not eat enough during his last hospital stay. He also hears from a patient who goes undercover to reveal the depressing fare he is given while recovering from an operation.
EPISODE 5: HEALTHY PROFITS
In the last part of the series, Gregg Wallace investigates the world of healthy eating and asks when is it worth paying that little bit extra for so called healthy foods.
Can you always trust the supermarkets to tell you what is good for you? Are the claims about superfoods too good to be true?
Friday, 30 November, 2007
0915 GMT, BBC One
With the help of two sisters from Bristol, Gregg reveals some of the tricks of the trade and how not to waste your money if you want to keep healthy.
And he will be putting three new products to the test, all of which claim to be good for you. What will our panel make of them?
What's Really In Our Food? was broadcast from Monday 26 to Friday 30 November, 2007 at 0915 GMT on BBC One.