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Nutrition & environment

Human nutrition links health with environmental sustainability. That is food consumption may affect human health but may also affect the environment. Shifting to a nutrition pattern which promotes environmental “health” could be beneficial to both human health and environmental sustainability.

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Come Monday I’m on a diet

“Come Monday I’m on a diet”. “Starting from New Year day onwards I’m on a diet”. Most of us have made this promise to ourselves. There a few periods when many choose to make a fresh start. The period following the Christmas holidays is one of those.

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Cancer & diet

The risk of developing cancer is different for each person based on genetic factors, the environment and life style. Whereas we cannot control the first and only partially control the second we can, to a greater extent, determine our lifestyle.

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Water with or without lemon

The sympathetic nervous system has a leading role in the production of heat from the body or else thermogenesis, as we know since 1980. Since then, scientists have been looking into food and ingredients that could affect the functioning of the sympathetic nervous system. Are there ingredients to help burn fat, and thus help fight obesity?

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Honey vs. sugar

Due to being naturally produced from bees, honey is recommended as a superior nutritional option to sugar, which has been processed. However is that really the case? Is honey better than sugar?

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