From families being urged to turn off the TV while they eat, to the famous hangover mantra being debunked by Cambridge academics. This is a round up of the food news that has caught our eye this week.

The Sun

Families are being urged to turn off the TV and ban phones from the table while eating to slash kids’ screen time. The Government’s medical advisers called on parents to ensure devices do not interfere with children’s sleep, exercise and education.

The times

Dinner Tonight: Lindsey Bareham’s orange and turmeric griddled lamb.

Jamie Oliver has appointed advisers to find potential partners to help to fund the next stage of the turnaround of his struggling restaurant empire.

Daily Mail

Mood foods every midlife woman needs to know about: Want a full night’s sleep, no hot flushes and bags of energy? A revolutionary new book reveals you should eat oranges, biscuits and potatoes.


“Beer before wine, you’ll feel fine”, hangover mantra is debunked by Cambridge academics. On a quest to understand the hangover, they have shattered one of the central beliefs of pain-free drinking, finding that drinking beer before wine did not result in test subjects “feeling fine”.