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Food Sleuth Radio

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food sleuth radioJoin Melinda Hemmelgarn, a registered dietitian and investigative nutritionist, for 28-minute, weekly interviews with experts in food, health and agriculture.

From physicians to film makers, writers, farmers, scientists and chefs, Food Sleuth Radio navigates our complicated food system.

You’ll discover how farm and food policies impact our environment and public health, and learn the secrets to eating well.

Provocative, practical and personal, Food Sleuth Radio helps us think beyond our plates to find “food truth.”


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Food Sleuth Radio: Food Sleuth Radio, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried Interview

Sunday 17th February 2019

Did you know that vegetable gardening can help cancer survivors cope, heal and grow?Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D, R.D., Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control at the University of Alabamas Comprehensive Cancer Center. She discusses the latest encouraging statistics on cancer survival; the relationship between diet, cancer and weight; warns against dietary supplements; and, shares her research showing the benefits of vegetable gardening to improve the health of cancer survivors. A video was produced to show the teamwork created between Extension Master Gardeners and cancer survivors: https://www.uab.edu/shp/h4h/