Babies, brains, and a fishy dilemma

Navigating online nutrition information can be confusing. One site claims oily fish are rich in fatty acids essential for healthy brain development. Another says fish contain toxic levels of mercury which damage children’s brain development. Fortunately, the European Journal of Public Health has published GNH graduate Suman Thapa’s review of fish consumption and cognitive development. Refreshing fact-checking, in 2016’s post-truth Internet chaos.

New Nordic Cuisine: Bugs

Michelin stars and bugs don’t make obvious allies in an award-winning restaurant. But Noma’s Head Chef René Rezepi is hoping to start a food revolution by introducing bugs to Western palettes. GNH graduate Tine Niklasson promotes gastronomic entophagy through her company Buggies. Why are world-leading chefs and enterprising GNH graduates so excited about eating bugs?

The Breastfeeding Taboo

We live in a world where there is a Normalize Breastfeeding movement. A breastfeeding emoji is still awaiting approval. Babies everywhere are being told they shouldn’t eat or drink in public! Breastfeeding is the best place for babies to find nourishment, packed with all the natural nutrients they need to develop. But female objectification means breastfeeding in many Western countries remains taboo. The barriers…