PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Andrew Moore
As fruits go, the pawpaw is about as unique, historically important, yet mysteriously undervalued as it gets.

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 24:18
  • Purchases: 2
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Did you know that our bodies are teeming with microbes? They reside throughout our body, but the majority live in our large intestine where they pl...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Did you know that everything we eat can affect how we think, feel and act? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgar...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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What is the full cost of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the patenting of life forms? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, M...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Chemical structure of fructose., Credit: (That kiwi guy/Wikipedia)
Does the sugar fructose fool us into eating more calories than we need?

Bought by WXDU and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Yaupon tea is brewed from the leaves of Ilex vomitaria., Credit: Mary Vaux Wolcott
Can you get a caffeine fix without growing your carbon footprint?

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this Thanksgiving Day special, we reach back into our archives for three treats: we air our 2005 interview with the late great Studs Terkel talk...

Bought by WHCP-LP, KRPS, and KRPS


  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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You can thank fruit flies for your favorite wine’s fruity “nose”.

Bought by WVTF, WKSU, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nicolette Hahn Niman
Livestock, especially cattle, are Public Enemy Number One. That’s been the perceived wisdom for decades. It’s thought that cattle erode soils, poll...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The practice of cheesemaking goes back many centuries in various cultures around the world. (A page from the 14th century Medieval handbook Taccuino Sanitatis from the Biblioteca Casanatense in Rome, Italy)
Central Europeans developed a dairying culture at least 4,000 years before they evolved the ability to digest milk.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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With so many herbal products and supplements on the market, it’s easy to be confused and overwhelmed. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered D...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You’ve probably heard of fusion restaurants that combine two different types of cuisine in their cooking. Well, this story’s about a restaurant th...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Wine expert Narsi David, Credit: Reese Erlich 2014 (c)
Reese Erlich unravels a family tale and explores old wine making as he opens a mysterious magnum of Sebastiani Barbera.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Olive oil may help protect the cardiovascular system against the ill-effects of air pollution in cities.

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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The human nose may be capable of distinguishing one trillion unique odors.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Cocoa Powder, Credit: Susanne Bard
The heart-healthy benefits of dark cocoa are the work of gut bacteria.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Prof. Samira Kawash has written a fascinating cultural history of candy: "Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure." WTIP's Dick Swanson spoke with h...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 20:52
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What happens when a doctor looks at health and healing through an ecological lens? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda He...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Why is this metal rack in a microwave?
If metal isn’t supposed to go in microwave ovens, why do some of them have metal racks?

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: Aug 23, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Grapefruit and some medications don't mix., Credit: Wikipedia
Grapefruit can interact in potentially dangerous ways with a variety of prescription medications.

Bought by WXDU and KREV-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Why and how did fears of “pink slime” in our meat go viral? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her inte...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Who would have thought that worm castings could replace an expensive irrigation system on a Florida farm? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registere...

  • Added: May 06, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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Food stamps help protect our nation’s neediest citizens (now one in six Americans) against hunger, or “food insecurity.” But food stamps (now calle...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Cheese & Culture
Behind every traditional type of cheese there is a fascinating story. By examining the role of the cheese-maker throughout world history and by und...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 17:10
  • Purchases: 1