TRC #251: Local Food + Aphrodisiacs + Most Recognized Symbols

aphrodisiac2With Adam away the remaining TRCers were privledged to be joined by Cristina Roach for episode 251. Elan leads things off with a look into whether buying local food is really all it’s cracked up to be. Cristina then dives into the world of aphrodisiacs to find out which ones, if any, actually work. Darren closes out the show by asking what is the most recognized symbol in the world.

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Local Food – Local food definition expanded

Wikipedia – Food miles

Freakonomics – The Inefficiency of Local Food

NY Times – Food that travels well


The Use of Foods as Aphrodisiacs in Ancient Cultures

Aphrodisiacs in Ancient Greece

Aphrodisiac Foods: Bringing Heaven to Earth.

Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture

Chocolate: Aphrodisiac or Euphamism?

The Aphrodisiac That Really Works

Top 10 Aphrodisiacs

Oysters as iconic aphrodisiacs: good or bad science?

Do Aphrodisiacs Work?

Do Natural Aphrodisiacs Work?

Natural Aphrodisiacs: ‘Spicing’ Up Your Love Life Possible, Finds Study of Ginseng and Saffron

Wikipedia: Aphrodisiacs


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