Have you ever thought about how strange it is that dogs eat these dry, weird smelling bits of food for their entire lives and never get sick of them? This truly is a scientific puzzle and there are many different types of dog food formulas on the market. Some are designed for weight loss, long shelf life and making sure that your dog eats a balanced diet. This week on Reactions, you’ll see the real wonder of what’s behind the chemistry being used to make the perfect dog food kibble. Continue reading
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Canada’s Food Guide is getting its first major overhaul since 2007. The update has been in the works for years, and is set to be released in the coming months. Here’s a look at how some of the other nearly 100 countries which have food guides tackle the subject. Continue reading
Before you overhaul your diet based on questionable nutrition and diet advice, take a moment to read the facts about five popular diet claims
Source: Want to eat healthier in 2019? Avoid these nutrition myths
For decades, we’ve heard how terrible fat is for us, but more recently, sugar has become the new villain. What does the science actually say about these two macronutrients and how they affect our health?
Hosted by: Olivia Gordon
The milk industry produces in excess of 840 million tons of products each year. Why do humans drink so much milk? And given that all mammals lactate, why do we favor certain types of milk over others? Continue reading
Earlier this week, Ireland became the latest country to announce a tax on sugary drinks.Beginning in April, 2018, it will impose a levy of 20 cents a litre on non-alcoholic water-based or juice-based drinks with added sugar content of five grams or more per 100 millilitres. The levy increases to 30 cents a litre if the sugar content exceeds eight grams a litre. Both pure fruit juice and dairy products are exempt because they are deemed to have nutritional value.
Irish Heart called the action “probably the single most important action government can take to tackle Ireland’s obesity crisis.
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Source: Sugar tax isn’t an easy fix to obesity problem – The Globe and Mail
Cannibalism may actually make a community healthier, but maybe don’t try it at home. We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! Continue reading