Did you know, according to Reuters, that obesity rates in the United States have grown by 350% since the 1970’s? 36% of U.S. adults were obese as of 2010. The fact is our unhealthy relationship with food is leading to epidemic levels of disease and early death. One of the leading issues, diabetes, affects 25.8 million children and adults in the United States, according to the American Diabetes Association. If you want to avoid these issues and stay healthy, try out these three sources of quality food talk radio.
- The Alton Browncast
- Raw Talk Radio
- Table Talk Radio
Alton Brown is an extremely well known food entertainment personality that stars on Food Network’s “Good Eats” and “Iron Chef America”. Brown is a food scientist and a classically trained chef. Over the last couple of years, Alton has managed to lose 50 pounds and keep it off. Through the “Browncast” he shares his healthy recipes and secrets of success while discussing the latest in food news. He also interviews famous chefs from around the world in order to get their take on the state of food.
Raw Talk Radio is a raw food talk show brought to us from New York City by Lisa Torres. Ms. Torres is a certified raw food chef and teacher, according to blogtalkradio. Many people have heard of the raw food lifestyle but are unaware why you would want to eat that way. According to Rawmazing, cooking food destroys a lot of nutrients and vital enzymes that are beneficial to our health. Raw Talk Radio hopes to educate its listeners on the most delicious, healthful ways to maintain a raw diet to lose weight and live a long, healthy life.
Table Talk is a creation of Jamie Peha and is based out of the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Seattle, Portland, and other areas in the Northwest are fast becoming known as the capitals of healthful, delicious food in the Land of the Free. The area is also known for being the vegan capital of the country, according to PETA. The hosts of Table Talk discuss wine, food, and food culture. This is a great source of food talk from people with varied perspectives.
If you are looking for a way to change your life through food, you could do far worse than these three great sources of food talk. The Alton Browncast is readily available to anyone with a computer connection, and the same is true of Raw Talk Radio. You can listen to Table Talk in your car if you are in the Northwest or online if you are not. Wherever you are there is a source for you.