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Food - Delicious Science

Food on the Brain

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Michael and James explore the effect of "Food on the Brain." The brain is one of the greediest organs in the body in terms of the energy it needs to run. The way it influences our diet is, in the main, by generating the cravings we all experience.

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Video thumbnail: Food - Delicious Science We Are What We Eat

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We Are What We Eat

See how the chemicals in our food feed and build our bodies.

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We Are What We Eat

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Video thumbnail: Food - Delicious Science A Mushroom Vitamin D Boost

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A Mushroom Vitamin D Boost

James Wong is in Bulgaria to reveal how mushrooms can be a wonderful source of vitamin D.

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A Mushroom Vitamin D Boost

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Huitlacoche and Corn: The Complete Protein

James Wong is in Mexico in search of a remarkable source of protein known as huitlacoche.

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Huitlacoche and Corn: The Complete Protein

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Kneading Bread For The Perfect Rise

Michael Mosley demonstrates what kneading does to bread dough.

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Kneading Bread For The Perfect Rise

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The Food That Powers Half The Planet

James Wong demonstrates how cooking rice releases the carbs within.

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The Food That Powers Half The Planet

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Backward Smelling

James Wong visits France to take on one of the world’s stinkiest cheeses.

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Backward Smelling

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Sneaky Strawberries

James Wong investigates the luscious strawberry and its effect on tastebuds.

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Sneaky Strawberries

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The Maillard Reaction: The Science Of The Sizzle

Michael Mosley visits a traditional Italian feast to reveal what transforms meat.

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The Maillard Reaction: The Science Of The Sizzle

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Rewarding The Brain

Michael Mosley enjoys his favorite guilty pleasure – an English cream tea.

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Rewarding The Brain

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Preview of A Matter of Taste

Explore how the marriage between chemistry and biology is the root of our love of food.

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Preview of Food on the Brain

In this episode, explore the effect of food the brain, one of the body's greediest organs.

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Preview of Food on the Brain

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Food - Delicious Science

Series Trailer

Get the scientific story of your next meal. Premieres on PBS May 17, 2017.

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