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Olfaction: All About Our Sense of Smell

Why We Have a Sense of Smell Your sense of smell allows you to pick up information about the world around you. It is an important sense that can alert us to danger such as smelling a gas leak, a fire, or rotten food. This is why smell is considered as vital for human survival....

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Nature – Why Does it Make Us So Happy?

Whether I’m going for a walk in the park, countryside or on a beach, I instantly feel more at peace within myself when I’m in nature. I know it has this effect on so many of us, but why is this? The Japanese have long realised the beneficial health and mood effects of being in...

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What a Nutritionist Thinks of Aspartame

What a Nutritionist thinks of Aspartame

You may have seen a number of headlines these past weeks surrounding the artificial sweetener Aspartame as being set to be listed as (possibly) carcinogenic. Our head nutritionist, Lauren Windas is sharing her views on this conversional ingredient… Aspartame is an artificial sugar alternative found in many diet drinks, sugar-free chewing gum, some sugar-free or...

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