How Food Works is your own friendly nutritionist, on hand to debunk common food myths and give you the answers to those pressing questions with easy-to-swallow information. Today’s media is full of new discoveries about food – red wine is good for your heart, caffeine will raise your blood pressure – but is there a biological basis to these claims? How Food Works reveals the facts behind your food, evaluates the benefits of superfoods and antioxidants, and explores behind-the-scenes of modern food production. Delve into the science behind diets including gluten-free and veganism, as well as the benefits of different diets from around the world. Understand what actually makes food organic, how important sell-by dates really are, and how much salt you should actually be eating. Get the answers to dozens more niggling food questions in How Food Works.