This week I got to speak on BBC Radio Derby about tinned food. The presenter, Andy Twigge, was set a challenge to live off nothing but tinned food for a whole week! He almost did it, but caved when offered a Sunday roast! He experienced headaches, fatigue and excessive gas (from both ends!), plus his appetite decreased and just wasn’t fussed about eating (more tinned food anyway!).
The aired interview was shortened quite a bit so a few key points I mentioned were missing, so I thought I would write a blog post explaining in more detail why we shouldn’t live off tinned food!!
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