(Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Good Food, Bad Food

Even children tend to refer to "good food" and "bad food." The "Food, We Need To Talk" co-hosts break down this idea.

21:17Dec 23, 2019

Episode 3

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This Is Your Brain On Cheesecake

Among the scary insights that brain science can offer into junk foods: eating them tends to shift food preferences long-term -- at least, in mice.

19:36Dec 30, 2019

Episode 4

(Jesse Costa/WBUR)

What The Heck Should We Eat?

Possibly the very best thing you can do to help yourself eat better is ... not about choosing a particular type of food.

21:10Jan 6, 2020

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Episode 6

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Am I Destined To Be This Size?

"Genes load the gun, and the environment pulls the trigger" -- is one way to look at how much of weight is within our control.

16:57Jan 20, 2020

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Episode 10


Supplements And Snake Oils

Eddie and Juna take a look at supplements, the largely unregulated substances that often promise magically easy solutions to complex, difficult problems.

23:15Feb 17, 2020

Episode 11

A person stands on an old body weight scale. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Disordered Eating And Eating Disorders

Eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia are relatively rare, but an estimated 14% to 22% of the American public experience disordered eating. It's a broad category that includes both eating disorders and other very real eating-related distress.

25:31Feb 24, 2020

Episode 12

(Sabina Hahn/WBUR)

Your Body, Your Self

From weight stigma to the "Health At Every Size" movement, Eddie and Juna dig into the complex issue of body image.

23:54Mar 9, 2020

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