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Food To Change The World

02:19 Min

Do comfort foods really comfort those who are grieving a loss? Or would plain foods go down better? We asked a psychologist Geraldine Tan from The Therapy Room to recommend snacks and meals that will quickly and effectively cheer up those going through difficult times. Dr Fu Yu, neuroscientist at Agency For Science, Technology and Research A*STAR, explains why the brain reacts to sweet and umami taste.

Food To Change The World

Food To Change The World - S1E1: What to eat when coping with grief

31 Mar 2022 06:41pm

Do comfort foods really comfort those who are grieving a loss? Or would plain foods go down better? We asked a psychologist Geraldine Tan from The Therapy Room to recommend snacks and meals that will quickly and effectively cheer up those going through difficult times. Dr Fu Yu, neuroscientist at Agency For Science, Technology and Research A*STAR, explains why the brain reacts to sweet and umami taste.

Food To Change The World

About the show:

The world needs saving. We have the climate crisis. A raging pandemic, a mental health epidemic. Divided societies. Chef Ming Tan discovers food hacks, surprising diets, inventions, and solutions… and examines if they really have the potential to change the world for the better. He reveals and demystifies some of the trendy concepts such as healing grief and depression through diet and how food help to manage chronic diseases.

 

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