Why does eating junk food make me feel good?

when it comes to junk food we all have our guilty pleasures be it chocolate crisps fizzy drinks or fast food most of us will succumb to temptation occasionally to perk us up on the feeling a bit low but why does eating junk food make us feel good and why is that a problem […]

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Is Sugar in Fruit Different Than Sugar in Soda?

Is Sugar in Fruit Different Than Sugar in Soda?

If you look at a cookie or a soda versus an apple, you can be less concerned about the sugar in an apple. There’s a lot of other things besides just fructose. All sorts of bio active compounds, some of them probably haven’t even been discovered yet, that do positive things to our health. The […]

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Nutrition and Dental Health

Nutrition and Dental Health

Hi, my name is Connie VanBellinghen at Lambton Public Health. A healthy diet is essential for children’s growth and development but diet also plays a big part in oral health. We all know tooth decay is a bad thing. But what actually causes it? Well, what happens is the billions of bacteria in our mouth […]

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Navjoyt Ladher: Panel discussion on “Food politics and policy”

Navjoyt Ladher: Panel discussion on “Food politics and policy”

So this is a potentially very juicy discussion on food politics and policy which we’re gonna dive straight into. It’s a huge, huge topic. As you’ve heard it encompasses … Everyone’s still arriving … It encompasses food systems which is an extremely complex area, covering health, food production, economics, trade, schools, employment, urban planning, social […]

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How To Fuel For A Long Bike Ride | Cycling Nutrition Tips

How To Fuel For A Long Bike Ride | Cycling Nutrition Tips

– Fuelling properly is one of the easiest things that you can do, but will have a massive impact on your performance. And the longer your ride is, the more important fueling becomes. So if you’re just going out on a long, winter, base-mile ride, or that big, huge sportive that you’ve been preparing for […]

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