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Food, We Need To Talk

Juna Gjata

A science-based, humor laced approach to health and fitness. With the help of top researchers from the health and wellness fields, Juna Gjata and Dr. Eddie Phillips break down the science behind good nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep, and more. Includes a generous helping of sarcasm (Juna), dad jokes (Eddie), and pristine sound design (our awesome producers).

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A science-based, humor laced approach to health and fitness. With the help of top researchers from the health and wellness fields, Juna Gjata and Dr. Eddie Phillips break down the science behind good nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep, and more. Includes a generous helping of sarcasm (Juna), dad jokes (Eddie), and pristine sound design (our awesome producers).

Copyright Food We Need to Talk LLC

This Is Your Brain on Cheesecake

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March 6, 202322min 5sec

You know that feeling of not being able to stop eating something? Potato chips, Oreo’s, candy—one second you’re opening the package, the next it’s gone. What are ultra-processed foods, and why do they seemingly cause us to lose control? Today, we listen back on one of our favorite episodes featuring journalist Michael Pollan, Professor Paul Kenny on how processed foods affect our brains and even change our food preferences.

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