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Why we eat (and throw out) so much at Christmas, and why we never learn; Part One

At the risk of being called a Scrooge (the Dicken’s character, rather than the Disney character who wears no pants), I’m suggesting we buy less food during the Christmas season. In the lead up to Christmas, I find it so … Continue reading

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The links between food waste, obesity, the environment, and marketing

It’s in our evolutionary interests to eat foods high in fat, sugar and salt. But that was when there was a famine to look forward too… One of the biggest contributors to obesity and environmental degradation in the past 35 … Continue reading

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