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Food - Delicious Science

Food - Delicious Science

Food - Delicious Science is the scientific story of your next meal.

54m 41s

We Are What We Eat

Michael and James explore how the chemicals in our food feed and build our bodies. The world is full of different cuisines and thousands of different meals.

55m 10s

A Matter of Taste

Michael and James explore how the marriage between chemistry and biology is the root of all the sensations, tastes and flavors that we enjoy in our food.

55m 10s

Food on the Brain

Michael and James explore the effect of "Food on the Brain." The brain is one of the greediest organs in the body in terms of the energy it needs to run. The way it influences our diet is, in the main, by generating the cravings we all experience.

Judy Woodruff
Crosscut Festival

Featured Moderator: Judy Woodruff

The Crosscut Festival brings together journalists, politicians, authors and newsmakers from our community and around the nation to take a hard look at the people, policy and events that shape our lives. Join the discussion April 30 - May 2, 2020.

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