EP66: The Science of Snacking, Adaptogens, and a Link Between Additives and Disease

This week on the show, Jenn and Kelli discuss:

  • The neurobiology of noshing (why do we snack?)
  • Adaptogens: what are they and do they work?
  • Food prescriptions
  • A link between a common food additive and insulin resistance

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Mentioned in this episode:

Armchair Expert: Dr. Eric Topol

Love and Other Drugs (the Viagra movie with Anne Hathaway)

What Are Adaptogens, and Should You Add Them to Your Diet?

A Common Food Additive Is Linked to Insulin Resistance. Here’s What That Means

The neurobiology of noshing: Why is it so easy to overeat calorie-rich tasty foods?

The Emotional Nervous System

Prescriptions for healthy food might save lives – and money

Cost-effectiveness of financial incentives for improving diet and health through Medicare and Medicaid: A microsimulation study

Georgia food for health (GF4H)


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