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Gluten is crucial for making a bread like Challah. Eric Schedler shows us how, and we discuss some of the complexities surrounding gluten.

  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
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Did you know that dietary supplement manufacturers—unlike drug companies—do not need to prove that their products are safe and effective before goi...

Bought by KVMR and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Did you know that omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role in the treatment of concussions and traumatic brain injuries? Join Food Sleuth Radio hos...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this special fundraising edition of "To the Best of Our Knowledge," host Anne Strainchamps samples some of our best interviews about humans in n...

Bought by KVSC, WUFT, KCPW, Wisconsin Public Radio (ops), and KWMU


  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:22:41
  • Purchases: 5
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Did you know that some plant-based and cell-cultured meat alternatives may not be better for our health and environment?  Join Food Sleuth Radio ho...

Bought by KVMR and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Over 50 years ago, humankind went to the moon. This episode is all about how astronauts, space enthusiasts, fictional explorers and future Mars res...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 21:53
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When the leaves start to fall and temperatures begin to drop, one of our favorite things to do is celebrate the funk in food. This week, we bring y...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2019
  • Length: 15:48
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This week on the show: Just imagine it - A new study shows you can "imagine" your way toward liking a place more than you do right now, how to i...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on mind and gut hea...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 48:16
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The banana used to be a luxury good. Now it’s the most popular fruit in the U.S. and elsewhere. But the production efficiencies that made it so che...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 53:29
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Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is considered a global health threat, and that diet, exercise, sleep, and common drugs can influence our risk...

Bought by KVMR and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Seth Itzkan
To meat or not to meat? That is the question. Recent innovations in lab-grown meats seem to be making non-meat burgers and tacos a tastier option t...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "Weird World Of Mushrooms" - They can heal you. They can also kill you. This hour, take a trip into the wild world of toadstools. HOUR ...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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This week on the show: Just imagine it - A new study shows you can "imagine" your way toward liking a place more than you do right now, how t...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Was the ancient grain, Kamut, stolen from King Tut's tomb? Probably not, but Kamut still has an interesting origin story.

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Medical Mushroom Maximized with Mark Gocke MD Functional Medicine/ Internal Medicine. We talk Mycelium Networks, Lions Mane, Cordyceps, Maitake, an...

  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:01
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Did you know that eating a high fiber diet is key to reversing Type 2 diabetes? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemme...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KVMR


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Did you know that genetically modified foods will be required to bear labels identifying them as “bioengineered” by January 1, 2022? Join Food Sleu...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KVMR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Producer Josephine McRobbie visits the food science archives at North Carolina State and shares some interesting mid-century experiments.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
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Global demand for beef, chicken, and pork continues to rise. So do concerns about environmental and other costs. Will reconciling these two forces ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:29
Caption: Phytoplankton (and algae) form the lowest trophic level, the base of the aquatic food web, Credit: NOAA | www.noaa.gov
Food webs describe who eats whom in an ecological community. In the aquatic food web, humans feed down the food chain, consuming lesser and lesser ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:27
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Did you know that the herbicide Dicamba, used on genetically modified soybeans, is killing the plants bees depend on for survival? Join Food Sleuth...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kevin Walker
You’re walking the aisles of your local grocery store, picking out fresh ingredients for dinner — you get to the counter, pay for it, bag it, and y...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this special fundraising edition of "To the Best of Our Knowledge," host Anne Strainchamps samples some of our best interviews about human endur...

Bought by WITF, KCPW, Interlochen Public Radio, KANW, KVSC and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:17:35
  • Purchases: 7
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Did you know that the microbes (microbiota) living in our gut influence our mental and physical health? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1