Food

These TED talks -- from chefs, farmers, restaurant owners, cookbook writers and foodies -- celebrate all things edible. And ask the important question: What's wrong with what we eat?

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Talks for foodies

8 talks • 1h 59m
What can compare to the pleasures of the palate? These talks from chefs, cookbook writers and passionate foodies celebrate all things edible.

Plantastic!

12 talks • 2h 19m
Green, leafy, often delicious: Plants are all around us and make the ecosystem work. Hear from gardeners, vegetarians, designers and conservationists on the wonderful world of plants and vegetables.

What's wrong with what we eat?

9 talks • 2h 3m
It's easy to worry about food: Are we eating the wrong stuff? What about people who don't have enough to eat? These talks examine the problems -- and some compelling solutions.

The perfect lunchtime talks

6 talks • 1h 3m
Need something smart to chew on? As you eat lunch, cue up these delightful talks, as invigorating for the mind as a cup of coffee.
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Exclusive articles about Food

Can your biome make you fat?

Is there a correlation between your biome and your BMI? In her new book, Why Diets Make Us Fat, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt sheds light on this tangled, cryptic relationship. T...

Want to eat well? Forget about willpower

We know surprisingly little about what we want to eat, and why. Researcher Brian Wansink has been leading thousands of studies to understand more. Two decades ago, Brian Wansink...
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Weekday Vegetarian

by Graham Hill, with Alex Estes
A clever plan to improve your health and lighten your carbon footprint while still enjoying a juicy burger on weekends. Includes 20 recipes.
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