SIRC Media Watch Archive
Comment and Opinion – February 2002

Between the dentist and the dietician: a rock and a hard place. Amidst all of the politically correct advice on diet and health which occupies so many column inches of our newspapers, an article by Angela Dowden in the Evening Standard catches our attention: Now Apples are bad for you!. At first this seems like a candidate for our Scares and Miracles column. But no. It is in fact a nicely worked piece which challenges many of the 'myths' of what passes for dietary guidance these days. Full story.