Food Unwrapped

  • Score 9.0
  • Premiered: Sep 2012
  • Episodes: 140
  • Followers: 17
  • Rank #6233
  • Running
  • Channel 4
  • Monday at 8

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Food Techniques Special
Air date
Aug 12, 2013
In this special episode Jimmy Doherty, Matt Tebbutt and Kate Quilton test some of the food techniques they've discovered during the series, to answer viewers' questions. Jimmy .. show full overview
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Viewers' Questions Special
Air date
Dec 09, 2013
Jimmy Doherty, Matt Tebbutt and Kate Quilton answer more viewers' questions. Jimmy heads to Brazil to put stock cubes in the spotlight. How can something so small taste so beefy? .. show full overview
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Christmas Dinner
Air date
Dec 23, 2013
Jimmy, Kate and Matt present a Christmas special unearthing the secrets behind our festive food. Over 10 million turkeys head for the oven at Christmas. Jimmy investigates the safest .. show full overview
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Diet Special
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Jan 06, 2014
A huge range of diet products and plans are available, from fasting to detoxing and cutting out certain foods. Jimmy, Kate and Matt want to know which ones actually work. Are 'lite' .. show full overview
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Season 3 Highlights
Air date
Mar 10, 2014
Jimmy Doherty, Matt Tebbutt and Kate Quilton take another look at some of their favourite food discoveries from Series 3 in this special episode.
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Easter Special
Air date
Apr 21, 2014
Is dark chocolate good for you? Could daffodils help treat Alzheimer's disease? Jimmy, Kate and Matt uncover remarkable secrets about the nation's favourite springtime .. show full overview
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Christmas Dinner
Air date
Dec 22, 2014
Over the past 12 months, Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbutt have been travelling the globe exploring popular festive food. Why is farmed salmon pink? Can a chicken be grown as .. show full overview
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Diet Special
Air date
Jan 05, 2015
Jimmy Doherty and the team uncover the truth about diet foods. Could green tea help knock off some pounds? Is soup the secret to losing weight? And can beetroot improve your physical performance?
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Diets for Summer
Air date
Jul 27, 2015
Jimmy takes part in an East Asian adventure, looking for the mystery ingredient in a new range of diet foods called konjac noodles. Kate takes a look at some scientific research that .. show full overview
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Food Unwrapped at Christmas 2015
Air date
Dec 21, 2015
Jimmy, Kate and Matt check out budget smoked salmon and Irish cream liqueur, and ask why goose is pricier than turkey and what an almond shortage means for Christmas cake
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Diet Special 2016
Air date
Jan 04, 2016
Can you still have treats when you're on a diet? This episode includes raw chocolate, and the possible holy grail of sugar-free baking. Can alcohol-free beer taste of beer? Plus: chilli, and cheese.
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Lose Weight for Summer
Air date
Jun 13, 2016
Super-slimmers share the secrets of their dieting success, while Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbutt check whether there is scientific evidence to back up their stories.
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Not To Be Missed Missions
Air date
Jun 20, 2016
This special episode revisits a basketful of not-to-be-missed missions from the Food Unwrapped casebook. Jimmy asks why so much bacon in supermarkets is Danish and visits one of the .. show full overview
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The Truth About Sugar
Air date
Sep 19, 2016
In this hour-long Food Unwrapped special, the team get stuck into the truth about sugar. In Mexico, Matt looks into agave syrup, which is often touted as being a healthier, more natural .. show full overview
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Food Unwrapped Does Christmas
Air date
Dec 23, 2016
In this Christmas special, Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbutt explore how the food industry brings the taste of Christmas to our tables. The number one complaint at Christmas .. show full overview
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Diet Special 2017
Air date
Jan 02, 2017
The team examine recent trends and scientific advances in weight loss. Can eating more fat make us thin? Should we skip breakfast? And drink full-fat milk? Or just get a good night's sleep?
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Diet Special Summer 2017
Air date
Jun 05, 2017
In this Food Unwrapped diet special, Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton, Matt Tebbutt and guest presenter Kiran Jethwa cross the globe to unearth the very latest dietary trends and scientific .. show full overview
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Meat Special
Air date
Aug 22, 2017
Food Unwrapped goes mad for meat in a one-hour special programme. Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton, Matt Tebbutt and guest presenter Kiran Jethwa travel the globe to find out about the latest .. show full overview
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Supermarket Special
Air date
Nov 17, 2017
The team investigates why the prices of some supermarket foods has risen so much over the last year, and reveals how the latest technology can help customers stay ahead of the .. show full overview
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Food Unwrapped Does Christmas
Air date
Dec 12, 2017
Christmas is coming and you're cordially invited to join Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton, Matt Tebbutt and Dr Helen Lawal as they reveal astonishing surprises behind our favourite festive .. show full overview
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Diet Special 2018
Air date
Jan 04, 2018
Jimmy, Kate, Matt and Dr Helen share surprising food and drink health tips. Can curry help you lose weight? Plus: the Hadza tribe's unique diet, meal replacement drinks, microgreens and more.
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China Special
Air date
May 10, 2018
Food Unwrapped reveals the secrets of China's food. In China, Jimmy Doherty and Matt Tebbutt sample extraordinary and exotic dishes, meet the skilled workers working in small .. show full overview
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Seaweed, Pork Scratchings and Risotto.
Air date
May 29, 2018
Can you eat any old seaweed? Why aren't pork scratchings made from British pigs? Can you make risotto from long grain rice? What exactly is skyr? Plus: tomatoes, and icing sugar.
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Summer Diet Special 2018
Air date
Jul 13, 2018
The team reveal foodie tips to help you feel great on your summer holiday. Jimmy learns the truth about crash diets. Can collagen drinks boost your skin's appearance? Plus: tiger nut milk.
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Christmas Special 2018
Air date
Dec 17, 2018
With less than a week to go before millions of hungry people tuck into their Christmas dinners, the team reveal various surprises behind festive food. Jimmy Doherty heads to Sri Lanka to .. show full overview
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Diet Special 2019
Air date
Jan 03, 2019
Food Unwrapped kicks off 2019 with a diet special full of hints and hacks for how to beat that post-Christmas bulge. Kate Quilton hits the surf in Australia to find out if replacing carb .. show full overview
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Takeaway Special
Air date
Feb 04, 2019
The team investigates fast food, with Matt Tebbutt delving into the world of KFC, and Kate Quilton going behind the scenes at Deliveroo and heading to Papa John's to see how they achieve .. show full overview
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Chaos at the Checkout
Air date
Mar 15, 2019
A look at the possible impact of Brexit on food prices, asking what will happen to the food on shelves, in fridges and on people's plates.
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Food Unwrapped Goes Vegan
Air date
Apr 23, 2019
In a special vegan edition, meat-loving and meat-rearing Jimmy Doherty attempts to go vegan for a week in the US. While he's there, he sees if there's a solution to carbon emissions from .. show full overview
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Is Lunch Making Me Fat?
Air date
Jun 06, 2019
Special edition of the food-facts documentary lifting the lid on the midday meal. Jimmy Doherty and Kate Quilton explore people's obsession with the great British sandwich, and reveal .. show full overview
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Revisited - Tea, Scallops, Limes
Air date
Aug 04, 2019
Some favourite Food Unwrapped investigations. In Kenya, Jimmy looks into the flavours and pricing of tea, Matt visits a Norwegian scallop farm, and Kate checks out limes in Israel.
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Summer Special 2019
Air date
Aug 19, 2019
Jimmy Doherty investigates whether protein supplements help build better bodies and also heads to Japan to learn about wasabi. Matt Tebbutt exposes the potential dangers of consuming .. show full overview
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Best of Food Unwrapped
Air date
Aug 26, 2019
A selection of favourite investigations, including Jimmy Doherty heading to southern Italy to find out where the flavour comes from in his Earl Grey tea. Kate Quilton wants to know if it .. show full overview
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Favourites: Orange Squash, Custard, Marmite
Air date
Nov 25, 2019
Favourite investigations. Jimmy Doherty asks how much orange is in orange squash. Matt Tebbutt runs across a pond of custard. And is it true that your DNA determines whether you love or hate Marmite?
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Favourites: Piquanté Peppers, Tuna fish, Ice cubes
Air date
Dec 02, 2019
Favourite investigations. Jimmy Doherty finds out what gives piquanté peppers their sweetness. And Kate Quilton investigates potentially dangerous levels of mercury in tuna fish. Matt Tebbutt looks at ice cubes.
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Favourites: Oysters, Dry Gin, Herbal Teas
Air date
Dec 09, 2019
Favourite investigations. Matt Tebbutt visits China, the world's biggest oyster producer. Jimmy Doherty looks at dry gin. Kate Quilton asks if herbal bedtime teas can help you nod off.
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Cracking Christmas Guide
Air date
Dec 18, 2019
Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton, Matt Tebbutt and Helen Lawal present tips on how to feed family and friend better, cheaper and faster at Christmas. They test three novel turkey-cooking .. show full overview
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New Year Health Secrets
Air date
Jan 07, 2020
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Food Unwrapped Does Breakfast
Air date
Jan 14, 2020
The programme celebrates the great British breakfast with a look back at some of the UK's favourite brekkie-based investigations, including when Jimmy Doherty traced the roots of baked .. show full overview
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Sweet Tooth Special
Air date
Feb 10, 2020
A celebration of all things sweet and wonderful, from Parisian macarons and salted caramel, to the secrets of fizzy sweets and the reason some honey is runny and some isn't
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