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Podcast: Maintenance Phase: The Food Pyramid

In the 1990s, the Food Pyramid was one of the most recognizable symbols in nutrition education. But where did it come from? Why was it created by the agriculture department? And why did it tell us to eat a whole loaf of bread every day?
posted by Gin and Broadband on Nov 22, 2022 - 4 comments

Podcast: Maintenance Phase: Michael Pollan's "The Omnivore's Dilemma"

How a liberal journalist entrenched a libertarian fantasy. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/maintenancephase)
posted by bq on Apr 5, 2022 - 2 comments

Podcast: Maintenance Phase: "Illness Influencer" Belle Gibson

In 2015, Belle Gibson was an Australian "eco-preneur" with a vegetarian cookbook, a blockbuster wellness app and a terminal cancer diagnosis. Today, she's one of the most hated figures in the country.Support us:Hear bonus episodes on PatreonDonate on PayPalGet Maintenance Phase T-shirts, stickers and more https://www.patreon.com/maintenancephase
posted by bq on Feb 1, 2022 - 8 comments

Podcast: Maintenance Phase: Fat Camps

How America's oldest fat camp — and the inspiration for Disney's "Heavyweights" — became the symbol of a health intervention that enjoys worldwide popularity despite no evidence that it improves anyone's health. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/maintenancephase) [more inside]
posted by bq on Jan 4, 2022 - 10 comments

Podcast: Maintenance Phase: Vibrators

It's a sexual health episode! This week, Mike and Aubrey dive into the hotly debated medical history of vibrators and ask: who fact-checks the fact-checkers? Support the show
posted by bq on Nov 30, 2021 - 5 comments

Podcast: Maintenance Phase: Is Being Fat Bad For You?

For nearly four decades, Americans have heard a simple story about health, longevity and obesity. This week, we learn it’s a little more complicated.  Thanks to Katherine Flegal, Paul Campos, Jeff Hunger and Jason Salemi for helping us research and fact-check this episode!
posted by bq on Nov 17, 2021 - 12 comments

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