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This week on Eating Disorder, Rev Spyro, Chef Paul, and Adam talk about hunger. They speak with Lisa Barczak and Kathryn Villaverdere from The Space at Tompkins, an outreach program that provides help and support for the transient homeless population in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Later, we are joined by Kari Gronros who tells us about her first hand experience with living on food stamps. This program has been sponsored by Heritage Foods USA. Today's music was provided by PEELS.

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"When you only have $281 a month to spend on food, you really budget it. So when my daughter has her friends over for the weekend, everything is gone, and that's it. That's all I have." [27:30]

Kari Gronros on Eating Disorder


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This week on Eating Disorder, Chef Paul Gerard, Adam Velez, and The Rev Spyro talk about the dirty world of food advertising. With the Superbowl approaching, the Eating Disorder crew talks about how food advertising infiltrates our daily lives. Specifically, hear why real food is never advertised, but processed food ads are pushed down our throats! Is food advertising responsible for the hunger and obesity problems in this country? Find out how advertisements are also encouraging people to eat on the go and forget about the family meal! Kiran Aditham of Mediabistro stops by to give some professional opinions on the world of food advertising; you don't want to miss this week's edition of Eating Disorder! Thanks to our sponsor, Whole Foods. Music by Hardbodies.

"Advertisement has always been based on consumption." [11:50]

-- Kiran Aditham on Eating Disorder


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This week on a thrilling episode of A Taste of the Past, Linda Pelaccio brings in features writer for EaterNY.com, Robert Sietsema. Robert educates us on the history of pizza, and enlightens us about where many aspects of modern pizza originated. After the break, they discuss more in depth how pizza and the pizza industry spread throughout Italy and the U.S. This program has been sponsored by Heritage Foods USA. Music provided by Pamela Royal.

"Totonno must have made one hell of a flatbread." [13:50]

"In Naples when you get a piece of pizza, you know what you drink? You drink that great old American beverage, Coca-Cola." [21:45]

-- Robert Sietsema on A Taste of the Past


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