Wednesday 13 December 2017

Corrie actress causes outrage with carbs advice tweet

Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley's tweets caused outrage.
Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley's tweets caused outrage.
Catherine poses at the recent British Animal Honours, April 2013.
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley has caused uproar on social media network Twitter after she claimed she was “shocked” by NHS health advice to eat carbohydrates.

The actress, who plays Eva Price in the ITV soap, tweeted her disgust at the UK National Health Service’s advice to eat wholemeal bread, cereal and pasta.

“I’m shocked by some of the nutritional advice available on NHS. ‘wholemeal bread, cereal and pasta are good for you?!?!,” she wrote online.

The 29-year-old was bombarded with replies as many believed she was promoting an unhealthy diet.

She later tweeted, “All my tweets are MY opinions, if your beliefs are similar great. If you disagree-fine. We’re all entitled to air an opinion.”

Tyldesley had the last word on her own opinions as she added, “I DON’T believe in cutting out carbs.

"I believe in cutting out BAD carbs. Processed carbs. This is a scientifically proven benefit [sic].”

 

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