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Our Food

Is our food turning against us?

More than a biological necessity, food is meant to nourish, sustain and unite us. Yet poor diet has become the leading risk of death in Canada. Our researchers study how our food affects our bodies, our health, and even our minds — because while we all know that we are what we eat, we don't yet know why.

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Let food be thy medicine: Diet and disease

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Dr. Charlene Elliott, PhD, discusses "Food as Entertainment" at TEDxYYC 2012.

Food as entertainment — Dr. Charlene Elliott, PhD, speaks at TEDxYYC 2012

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Raising food-savvy consumers: A guide to media and advertising literacy for children

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