036 - Diets and Californian Cell Phones | The Body of Evidence

036 - Diets and Californian Cell Phones

Image of obese man buying fruits at the supermarket


Dr. Yoni Freedhoff guest stars to discuss our changing food environment. He talks dieting, The Biggest Loser, food frequency questionnaires, and the Cornell Food Lab fiasco. He also valiantly defends his children against the Don Drapers of the world. Also on the show: California issues guidelines for people worried about cell phones and how these guidelines were released is a really wacky story involving "FREEEEDOM!"; electricity to fight cancer; and Chris' The More You Know wholesome message regarding driving.


Yoni Freedhoff's blog: http://www.weightymatters.ca


California's guidelines for cell phone use: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/OPA/Pages/NR17-086.aspx


The trial on tumor-treating fields: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29260225


Vox pop by Wassim El-Mounzer.


Jingle by Joseph Hackl.


Additional music by Seth Donnelly and Kevin MacLeod.


Theme music: "Troll of the Mountain Swing" by the Underscore Orkestra.


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(The image above is taken from the Rudd Center Media Gallery, containing images and videoclips providing a non-biased representation of adults with overweight and obesity)