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Celebrity Diet Fails, Friendly Fats, Unpacking Pok Pok LA
From this Episode:
Attempting Celebrity Diets, from Greta Garbo to Beyoncé
In her book, I'll Have What She's Having , author Rebecca Harrington chronicles her hilarious misadventures following the diets of celebrities like Jackie Kennedy, Greta...
Big Sugar's Public Enemy Number One
Robert Lustig is a professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at UC San Francisco. His YouTube lecture, Sugar: The Bitter Truth , has been viewed over six...
Is Fat Our Friend?
In The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet , author Nina Teicholz casts doubts on the many low fat diet trends that thrived during...
Just Eat It: Two Filmmakers Find Mountains of Food Waste in Dumpsters
Filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer take on a food waste challenge in their documentary, Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story . The two vowed to eat only discarded...
Jonathan Gold Reviews Pok Pok Los Angeles
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week, he visits Pok Pok LA , the latest addition to Chef Andy Ricker’s Thai restaurant...