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CWU Teaches Future Docs To Try – More Healthy Food

What role does food play in your life, you know besides the obvious “no food-no life” equation?   Some of us have our few favorites and we regularily eat just what we know.  Others see food as part of life’s great adventure and are always willing to look and cook fry and try new things all the time.  Some eat to fuel specific activities and some eat to avoid dealing with feelings.   In other words, food is complex and can play an important role in better health.

Culinary Medicine

Food even has a place in medicine and not just for jokes

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COVID teaches valuable lessons for encouraging sustainable, healthy eating behaviour

COVID-19 has made the eating behaviour of certain groups in the Dutch population either healthier and more sustainable or the exact opposite. This came to light in a study by Wageningen University & Research for the ministry of agriculture, nature and food quality. The study explored the impact of the coronavirus on food selection behaviour in Dutch people during the pandemic. The majority of people exhibited similar patterns, but it was primarily the young, overweight, and vulnerable who changed how they ate.

The study examined 9 other Dutch studies and 23 European scientific articles on the coronavirus and eating behaviour

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