Superfoods: The Real Story

Kate Quilton returns for a new series investigating the purported health benefits of superfoods. Superfoods seem to be everywhere - not a day goes by without a 'superfood' story hitting the headlines. Backing up these eye-grabbing stories are thousands of studies devoted to connecting the humblest of ingredients to the grandest of claims. But just what can we believe? Kate investigates the real science behind the supposed health benefits and reveals which foods truly deserve the title - super.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom Channel 4 (2015 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 20:30 (30 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Previous Episode

Watercress, Onion & Mangoes

Episode 3x08; Oct 9, 2017

Kate Quilton goes to the limit on a trip to Ireland to prove that watercress is a contender as a sporting superfood. Gout is thought to be the disease of kings, but could it be dethroned by the lowly onion? And Kate's in for a tropical treat, as she

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x08: Watercress, Onion & MangoesOct 9, 2017
3x07: Baobab, Bee Pollen & PrunesOct 2, 2017
3x06: Peanut Butter, Oyster & PeasSep 25, 2017
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