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Brand new podcast!

13 Jun 2022

The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences have introduced a new podcast, the UCC Student Dietitian Podcast, which is so interesting for us all.  

This podcast focuses on delivering an evidenced-based conversation exploring all things nutrition through a wide variety of interesting and insightful perspectives.

The very first series is ‘Debunking Diet Cancer Myths’. In episode 1, they chat with Clodagh Scannell, a registered dietitian, involved in the recent publication of ‘The Truth Behind Food and Cancer’. In a recent survey of over 1,000 Irish cancer survivors which reported that more than half (56%) felt confused by nutrition information available and 37% had tried an alternative dietary strategy that may be detrimental for their overall health.

Listen in, to find out about the newest and strangest fads, and the danger they pose to people living with cancer and undergoing treatment. Each will be available on AppleMusic and Spotify.

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