Caffeine, Protein, and Ice Cream: What We've Learned from Six Years of Hosting a Health Podcast
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
2d ago
We've been hosting this podcast for a long time. In over eighty episodes with over sixty experts, we've learned A LOT. In this episode, we wanted to discuss what we've learned from all our years of doing Food We Need to Talk. In this podcast, we focus specifically on diet. What has stuck with us over the years? How have our habits around caffeine, ice cream, Starbucks, and protein changed? Stay tuned to find out.  To hear the rest of this episode, come join the Foodie Fam! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Check out our book: https://read.macmillan.com/lp/food-we-need-to-talk/ Chat with us on ..read more
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Sleep Divorce, Melatonin, Watching TV Before Bed and More
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
1w ago
Today, we continue our conversation with Professor Frank Scher from Harvard University. This episode, we focused on your questions! Should you consider sleep divorcing your partner? Is it okay to take melatonin for a long time? What about watching TV before bed? And the most important question of all, at conferences, do the sleep scientists party?! Find out in today's episode! To hear the rest of this week’s bonus episode, come join the Foodie Fam! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Thank you for your support, it’s what keeps the show going! Check out our book: https://read.macmillan.com/lp/food-we ..read more
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Why Am I Always Tired with Harvard Sleep Professor Frank Scheer
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
2w ago
Today, we talk to Professor Frank Scheer from Harvard University all about one of the most important things that we do every day: sleep. For many of us, sleep may seem like a waste of time or an inconvenience. In fact, sleep is one of the most vital ways to maintain our health. Today, we learn why sleep quality is just as important as sleep quantity. What are the different phases of sleep and their functions? How do caffeine, alcohol, and sleeping pills affect our slumber? Are alarms good or bad? Should we be taking naps? If you feel tired all day, or can't seem to get a good night's rest, thi ..read more
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Plastic, Detergents, and Air Purifiers
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
3w ago
Today, we discuss our last episode with Cezmi Akdis. Needless to say, the episode was quite shocking for the both of us. Rinsing our dishes after the dishwasher, switching from plastic wrap to silicone, checking our detergents' ingredients--we go over which practices we will be trying to implement in our own routines and what surprised us the most. Cezmi's Boston Globe article "Scrubbing Away Our Collective Health" To hear the rest of this week’s episode, come join the Foodie Fam! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Thank you for your support, it’s what keeps the show going! Check out our book: http ..read more
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Ozempic, Addiction, Glucose Monitoring and More
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
1M ago
Today, we continue our conversation with Professor Jud Brewer. We talk about whether or not the new weight loss medications make awareness practices redundant, how these medications may affect addiction, how tools like glucose monitors can help us become more mindful, and why sometimes, to stop a behavior we don't want to do, we have to actually keep doing it. To hear the rest of this week’s episode, come join the Foodie Fam! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Thank you for your support, it’s what keeps the show going! Check out our book: https://read.macmillan.com/lp/food-we-need-to-talk/ Chat wit ..read more
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Overcoming Cravings and the Habit of Overeating with Jud Brewer
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
1M ago
Do you ever find yourself eating when you're not hungry? Perhaps it's because you're bored, tired, stressed, or sad? Do your food cravings sometimes feel unbearable? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this is the episode for you. Today we talk to Professor Judson Brewer from Brown University all about food cravings and why we eat. We discuss the neurobiology of why eating food feels so good, why it so hard to change our eating habits, and how we can begin to change them.  To hear the rest of our conversation, come join the Foodie Fam! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Professor Br ..read more
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The Truth About Olive Oil
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
1M ago
We're continuing the conversation with Mauro! In this episode, we talk about the relationship between inflammation and obesity, whether or not olive oil is indeed a super food, and our new favorite concept: nutritional kindness. Hope you enjoy as much as we did! To hear the rest of this week’s episode, come join the Foodie Fam! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Thank you for your support, it’s what keeps the show going! Check out our book: https://read.macmillan.com/lp/food-we-need-to-talk/ Chat with us on IG! https://www.instagram.com/foodweneedtotalk/?hl=en Be friends with Juna on IG and Tiktok ..read more
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The Truth About Superfoods and Antioxidants with Mauro Serafini
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
2M ago
Perhaps you have succumb to the kale craze or the acai acclaim. But what makes these foods “superfoods?” A lot of the time, the answer seems to be antioxidants. Today, we talk to Professor Mauro Serafini to get to the bottom of the superfood and antioxidant obsession. What are antioxidants? Why are they important for our health? What do they have to do with superfoods? And are superfoods a real thing? For the rest of our conversation with Mauro Serafini, come join the Foodie Fam! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Mauro’s paper on early dinner times of centenarians. Go to our website www.foodweneed ..read more
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Spices, Salt, Woks, Tofu, and More with J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
2M ago
This is a continuation of our delightful conversation with food extraordinaire J. Kenji Lopez-Alt. We talked all about spices, why salt is so important, how to use induction ovens, the best ways to cook tofu, simulating a smokey "grill" flavor in your apartment and more! (Also how to set your apartment on fire.) To hear the rest of this week’s episode, come join the Foodie Fam! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Thank you for your support, it’s what keeps the show going! Check out our book: https://read.macmillan.com/lp/food-we-need-to-talk/ Chat with us on IG! https://www.instagram.com/foodweneedt ..read more
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The Science of Cooking Well with J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
Food, We Need To Talk
by Juna Gjata
2M ago
As you all know, over here at FWNTT, we are not the most kitchen savvy individuals. But after today… we just might be! J. Kenji Lopez-Alt shares with us some insights from his incredible career as a chef, food writer, and food science enthusiast. We learn the best ways to improve our cooking, why knife skills matter, why you shouldn’t feel bad for taking longer than the recipe time suggests, and when to use high vs. low heat. For the rest of our converstation with Kenji, head over to the membership! https://www.patreon.com/FWNTT Where to find Kenji: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-re ..read more
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