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Why our food looks different than grandma’s did

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Food isn’t just a way to cure hunger. In food, we find identity, history, politics, and more.

This hour, a look at the evolution of food and how our perception of different diets and lifestyles is changing.


  • Anthony Jung: Executive chef of retail dining at UMass Amherst
  • Cathy Kaufman: Lecturer of food studies at The New School and chairwoman of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery
  • Dr. Uma Naidoo: Psychiatrist, professional chef, trained nutrition specialist, and the author of This Is Your Brain On Food

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Colin McEnroe, Anya Grondalski, Jonathan McNicol, and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.

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Lily is the senior producer for 'The Colin McEnroe Show'. She first worked at Connecticut Public as an intern, in 2014. She has previously worked for WBUR, KUNC, and as a producer for the New England News Collaborative's weekly show 'Next.'
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