Topic: Why we hate the foods we hate.
Issues: The science behind food preferences and aversions; how someone (the author) who lived on grilled cheese for years ended up graduating from culinary school and became a food writer how picky eaters can survive dinner parties and even order in restaurants without driving their companions nuts; is there a cure to picky eating?
Topic: Redefining how to raise healthy eaters.
Issues: The reverse psychology of getting kids to eat healthy; why the “clean plate club” contributes to childhood (and adult) obesity; how using food as a reward causes more long-term damage than short-term parental sanity; how marketing and packaging sabotage healthy eating habits.
Guest 3: Peggy Neu, president of The Monday Campaigns
Topic: Starting your week of on the right foot.
Issues: Why Monday is the day “all health breaks loose”; Getting kids and parents cooking together; the importance of having family meals; Kids Cook Monday, Meatless Monday, and more.