Sunday House Call, #700, June 30, 2019: Not crying over spilled milk. Dr Freedhoff is on a roll!

Sunday House Call, #700, June 30, 2019: Not crying over spilled milk

A special 700th episode edition! My guest today is Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa and Medical Director of the Bariatric Medical Institute.

We talked about:

  • The methodological flaws of studies cited by the Dairy Farmers of Canada claiming that drinking milk reduces your risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • How marketing has created a society that views calorie dense processed foods as a normal part of one’s diet.
  • How the Senate let Bill S228 die. It that would have restricted junk food marketing to children
  • How hospitals like CHEO continue to use junk food as part of fund-raising campaigns
  • The reasons to support a soda/sugar tax
  • The importance of for our children to learn critical thinking skills to help them fend off quackery
  • The importance of learning how to cook using basic ingredients/foods.
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