When it's 'good' to be 'bad' - Pint of Science talk as part of the 'Food for Thought' event

  • Michelle Webster (Participant)

Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar


Culturally, certain foods are characterised as ‘good’ and others as ‘bad’, and these connotations are often transferred onto the people who consume them. In our culture, we tend to view people as ‘bad’ for eating high-fat and high-sugar foods, and ‘good’ for consuming healthier options. For parents, such judgements extend to the food choices made on behalf of their children. So what happens when children need to adopt high-fat diets to manage a drug-resistant disease?
Period21 May 2019
Event titleFood for Thought : Pint of Science
Event typeOther
LocationCambridge, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionLocal