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Sound Bites with Melissa Joy Dobbins

Hosted by award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Melissa Joy Dobbins, the Guilt-Free RD - "because food shouldn't make you feel bad!" TM. The Sound Bites Podcast delves into the science, psychology and strategies behind good food and nutrition. Join Melissa as she interviews experts including researchers, academics, authors, dietitians, nutritionists and more. Topics include: healthy diets, dieting and weight management, diabetes, agriculture, farming, and other hot topics in the media. Melissa promotes sound science, smart nutrition and good food - and wants you to walk away with credible information to help you make your own, well-informed nutrition decisions based on facts, not fear. For more info visit: www.SoundBitesRD.com
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Sep 2, 2015

On this episode we discuss using the past to understand the present. How can we make eating part of a well-lived life, a daily pleasure that neither scares us nor takes an inordinate amount of time and money.  And of course how to extend that to the whole world. 

Today’s guest is Rachel Laudan, author of the prize-winning global food history, Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History. For many years she was a history professor in various American research universities, specializing in history of science and technology. She has been interested in food all her life from an upbringing on a dairy and wheat farm in England to cooking and dining on five different continents.

For more information and show notes visit www.SoundBitesRD.com/blog

 

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