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Farm to Fork: Why What You Eat Matters

From the Show: CLEAN Food Network
Summary: Farmers' markets often offer foods that have been sustainably raised and harvested, as well as heirloom varieties you might not find in your supermarket.
Air Date: 8/29/16
Duration: 10 Minutes
Guest Bio: P.K. Newby, ScD, MPH, MS
PK-Newby croppedDr. P.K. Newby is a nutrition scientist and author with more than 20 years of experience researching diet-related diseases and teaching students about why what we eat matters, farm to fork. Dr. Newby is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Nutrition at Harvard and spends most of her time writing, speaking, cooking, and consulting to help build a healthier, more sustainable world. Her passion for nutrition stems from a life-long love affair with food, developed from creating fabulous dishes in her own kitchen and working in the restaurant industry for ten years.

She appeared on ABC’s The Taste as one of America’s “best undiscovered cooks” cooking globally-inspired, plant-based cuisine. She is the author of National Geographic Foods for Health and her next book Superfoods will be on sale in supermarkets and newsstands on January 8, 2016. She is currently working on her next books to inspire people to live their healthiest lives, deliciously. Learn more about her and follow her blog Cooking & Eating the PK Way at pknewby.com.
  • Book Title: Superfoods
  • Guest Twitter Account: @pknewby
Farm to Fork: Why What You Eat Matters
Eating seasonally is the perfect way to find unusual and succulent fruits and vegetables, particularly if you're able to visit a local farmers' market. 

These markets often offer foods that have been sustainably raised and harvested, as well as heirloom varieties you might not find in your supermarket.  

Dr. P.K. Newby, "The Nutrition Doctor," is a nutrition scientist and author with more than 20 years of experience researching diet-related diseases and teaching students about why what we eat matters, farm to fork.

She is currently teaching a course at at Harvard Extension School, entitled "From Farm to Fork: Why What We Eat Matters."

Listen in as Dr. Newby shares what she's learned in her many years of expertise, as well as some tips for finding the best produce and other fresh foods in your local area.

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