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The Leading Voices in Food podcast series features scientists, farmers, policy experts and world leaders all working to improve our food system and food policy. You'll learn about issues across the food system spectrum such as food insecurity, obesity, agriculture, access and equity, food safety, food defense, and food policy. Produced by the Duke World Food Policy Center at wfpc.sanford.duke.edu.

The Leading Voices in Food podcast series features scientists, farmers, policy experts and world leaders all working to improve our food system and food policy. You'll learn about issues across the food system spectrum such as food insecurity, obesity, agriculture, access and equity, food safety, food defense, and food policy. Produced by the Duke World Food Policy Center at wfpc.sanford.duke.edu.
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The Leading Voices in Food podcast series features scientists, farmers, policy experts and world leaders all working to improve our food system and food policy. You'll learn about issues across the food system spectrum such as food insecurity, obesity, agriculture, access and equity, food safety, food defense, and food policy. Produced by the Duke World Food Policy Center at wfpc.sanford.duke.edu.

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@DukeWFPC

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English

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919-452-4688


Episodes

E5: Kevin Concannon on the Role of Federal & State Food & Nutrition Assistance Programs

1/11/2019
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Imagine presiding over one of the nation's major food assistance programs. The supplemental nutrition assistance program that helps feed more than $40 million Americans. And that this is just part of your job. Few people have seen the inner workings of federal and state food assistance programs as deeply as today's guest, Kevin Concannon, former Undersecretary of Food, Nutrition and Consumer services in the US Department of Agriculture, under President Obama. About Kevin Concannon In his...

Duration:00:24:26

E4: Billy Shore on Politics, Food and our Children's Future

1/11/2019
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If you had the opportunity to shape the country's agenda for addressing hunger, what solutions would you suggest and how would you drive this needed change? The Leading Voices in Food interviews Billy Shore, executive chairman of No Kid Hungry and its parent organization Share Our Strength. About Billy Shore Billy Shore and his sister Debbie founded Share Our Strength in 1984 and have led the organization in raising more than $600 million dollars to fight hunger and poverty. They have won...

Duration:00:16:22

E3: Marion Hetherington on Kids, Vegetables and Appetite

1/3/2019
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Ever wonder how children develop preferences for certain foods? Why in the same family, different children may like different things? Why some people have trouble controlling what they eat and others think a little about food that they have trouble eating enough? These are some, but some of the questions that occupy The Leading Voices in Food guest Dr. Marion Hetherington. About Marion Hetherington Dr. Marion Hetherington is a professor of biopsychology at the University of Leeds in West...

Duration:00:22:11

E2: Andrew Prentice on Nutrition and the Genetic Legacy of our Food

1/3/2019
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You have likely heard the saying “You are what you eat.” But what if I told you that how well your parents were eating in the days and months before you were conceived may actually help to determine how your body works—at the cellular level—for your entire life? As it turns out, you were optimized to survive in your parents’ nutritional environment. The Leading Voices in Food interviews international nutritionist Andrew Prentice. About Andrew Prentice Dr Andrew Prentice, professor of...

Duration:00:23:02

E1: Billy Shore on Feeding Kids in the US and Abroad

1/3/2019
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Have you ever wondered why people are hungry in a world that produces more than enough food to feed them? Very few people in the world could address that question like today’s guest on the Leading Voices in Food, Billy Shore. About Billy Shore Billy is the executive chair of No Kid Hungry and its parent organization Share our Strength. He and his sister Debbie founded Share our Strength in 1984 and led the organization in raising more than $600 million dollars to fight hunger and poverty....

Duration:00:17:14

E5: Norman Wirzba: Does Faith Shape Your Relationship to Food?

1/3/2019
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Does faith shape your relationship to food? Should we be more spiritually connected to our food and how it is produced? Explore these ideas and more with Duke's Norman Wirzba on the Leading Voices in Food podcast series. Wirzba is a philosopher and agrarian theologian in Duke's Divinity School. About Norman Wirzba Dr. Norman Wirzba is a philosopher, distinguished professor of Christian Theology at Duke University Divinity School and senior fellow at the KenanInstitute for Ethics at Duke....

Duration:00:19:30

Leading Voices in Food Podcast Series Intro

11/7/2018
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The Leading Voices in Food podcast series features scientists, farmers, policy experts and world leaders all working to improve our food system and food policy. You'll learn about issues across the food system spectrum such as food insecurity, obesity, agriculture, access and equity, food safety, food defense, and food policy. Produced by the Duke World Food Policy Center at the Sanford School of Public Policy.

Duration:00:02:24