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Introduction to the fourth week

In this article, we introduce the topics and structure of the fourth week of the course.

Hello, and welcome to Week 4 !

In the previous weeks, we have explored concepts such as emotions and food intake, rewards systems and food addiction, thus keeping the focus more on the psychological aspects of the relationship between food and brain.

Throughout this week, we will firstly explore eating disorders, including new eating disorders such as Orthorexia Nervosa. Then, we will focus more on biological topics, exploring some effects of unhealthy eating patterns (such as nutritional deficiencies, or diets rich in fructose) on the brain and body.

I wish you a good week of learning !

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Food for Thought: The Relationship Between Food, Gut and Brain

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