The Food We Eat : TED Radio Hour Food is more than nourishment. It's a source of pleasure — and guilt — and an agent of change. This episode, TED speakers explore our deep connection to food, and where it's headed.

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The Food We Eat

Food is more than nourishment. It's a source of pleasure — and guilt — and an agent of change. This episode, TED speakers explore our deep connection to food, and where it's headed.

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Pam Warhurst: How Does Food Become A Tool For Connection?

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Mark Bittman: How Has The American Diet Changed Over Time?

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Robert Lustig: How Worried Should We Be About Sugar?

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Charles Spence: What Defines The Perfect Meal?

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