CCEPA presents The Seven Deadly Sins, a seven-part series exploring the personal and collective consequences of our thoughts and actions as we continue to grapple with age old temptations.

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Part Three: Gluttony

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

January 24, 2018

Speakers

Dr. Robert Strang – N.S. Chief Public Health Officer
Dr. David Deane – Professor, Atlantic School of Theology
Dr. Sara Kirk – Professor, School of Health and Human Performance
Dr. Michael Vallis – Professor of Psychology, Dalhousie, Psychologist, QEII Health Sciences

Moderator: Mary Lynk – Producer, CBC Ideas

Summary

In Food for Thought, a panel of experts will examine the historical notion of the sin of Gluttony and how it is reflected in current approaches to the complexities of obesity.  The panel will discuss contributing factors such as economic and psychological drivers of excess, community policies, and the balance of self and societal responsibility.

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