In post-war Britain the sweet shop was pictured as a palace of delights, packed with delicious treats

Sweet seduction: how attitudes to sugar have come full circle through the ages

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Once it was taken as medicine and eating it was a mark of breeding. Now it is seen as a dangerously addictive drug full of nothing but empty calories. How did sugar go from desirable to demonised?

Snack attack: what’s really in your favourite treats?

20 February 2016 9:00 am

The contents of popular snacks may surprise you. Make sure you know what you’re putting in your body the next time you feel peckish...