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The spread of modern diseases is happening too fast to be a genetic problem.

Thursday, 23rd March 2017, 10:51 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:47 am

Why are kids getting diabetes and asthma? These used to be diseases of older people.

Can we tell good food from bad food? Is there a food that should be avoided at all costs? What’s the difference between food and nutrition?

Recently it has become clear that the microbes (bacteria, yeasts, fungi and viruses) that live within our gut profoundly affect our health and they are altered by the food we eat. We pass these altered microbes on to our children.

Modern Foods, Modern Diseases, a lecture by Dr Dave Smith, will not only pose some disturbing questions, but will also provide interesting answers.

It takes place on Saturday, March 25, from 11am to noon, at Berwick Voluntary Centre, Tweed Street. It costs £4 and refreshments will be provided.

Book online at or contact Alison Tymon at [email protected] or phone 01289 305842.