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Life's Too Short... so make the most of it! Try something new, eat something healthy, grow something beautiful, hug someone you love, move around a lot, and be kind to yourself. Melanie Cole brings you the best tips from lifestyle and fitness experts, including guests from the American College of Sports Medicine.

Hippie Food

From the Show: Life's Too Short
Summary: Foods of the flower children of the past influence our dietary choices today.
Air Date: 2/6/18
Duration: 11:14
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Jonathan Kauffman, Author
Jonathan KauffmanA line cook turned journalist, Jonathan Kauffman is an IACP and James Beard Award-winning staff writer at the San Francisco Chronicle. He served as the restaurant critic at East Bay ExpressSeattle Weekly, and SF Weekly as well as the San Francisco editor at Tasting Table. He has contributed regularly to San Francisco magazine and Lucky Peach, and has written for the New Yorker and Wine & Spirits. His articles have been anthologized in several editions of Best Food Writing. A native of Indiana, he now lives in San Francisco.
  • Book Title: Hippie Food
  • Guest Facebook Account: www.facebook.com/JonathanKauffmanwriter
  • Guest Twitter Account: @jonkauffman
Peace, love and homegrown eats... these staples of the hippie movement are still present in today’s culture.

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Many of the fringe foods from the 1960s and 1970s are considered health foods today. Sprouts, tofu, nut loaf and mixed juices are a small sampling of "hippie foods" present on many menus today.

Hippie kids were the first to grow up in a world of pesticides and fertilizers. They were aware of some of the issues with industrially produced food. They decided to strip those things away and consume things they could control: grains and vegetables.

Listen as Jonathan Kauffman joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss the presence of hippie food in today’s culture.

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