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The Nature of Things Food for Thought

We’re fed a lot of advice about our diets and what we shouldn't eat, but half the calories we consume come from ultra-processed starch, sugar, salt, hydrogenated oils, preservatives and additives. These processed foods are tasty and manufactured to make us crave them — but they’re killing us.
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/14/2019

The National As Nunavut struggles with food insecurity, students step up to help feed their peers

Food prices in Canada's north are so high that seven out of 10 young people there go hungry. A Nunavut high school is now trying to fight this food insecurity with a free hot lunch program run by the school's food studies class.
  • 2019
  • 00:04:32
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/13/2019

The National Health Canada's new food guide takes a radical overhaul

For the first time in 12 years a new Canada Food Guide is being served. Its goal: get Canadians to eat well. And this time around, Health Canada says the food industry was not involved. Experts say the recommendations made in the food guide are rooted in science, with evidence to back them up. But how do these suggestions fit ...
  • 2019
  • 00:02:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/21/2019

News in Review - March 2019 Canada's New Food Guide: Eating Healthier to Live Better

In January 2019 Health Canada released its new revised food guide. It was the first update of the nutritional eating manual in 12 years. Gone is the emphasis on serving sizes and food groups, replaced now with larger portions of fruit and vegetables and more plant-based proteins. The new guide has its fans and its haters. Some praise Health Canada ...
  • 2019
  • 00:15:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/18/2019

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Back in Time for Dinner The 1990s

Dial up the 1990s. After five decades of time travel, the Campus family have made it to the dawn of the Information Age, where the entire world was suddenly available at the click of a mouse and everything seemed possible. The family is tasked to host an at home dinner party inspired by the decade's design and lifestyle icons. They ...
  • 2018
  • 00:43:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

Back in Time for Dinner The 1980s

Take a sharp turn into the 1980s. The Campus family enters the decade of big hair, wild fashion and workout wear. For the first time since the series began, the men are sent to the kitchen to bake a quiche. Tristan gets some free time outside of the house and takes in the food trend of the moment – the ...
  • 2018
  • 00:43:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

Back in Time for Dinner The 1960s

Swing into the rebellious 1960s. The times they are a-changing for the Campus family as they enter the "Swinging Sixties," with looser attitudes about how to dress, eat and live. Folk icons Sharon Hampson and Bram Morrison (of Canadian music group Sharon, Lois and Bram) share their memories of coffeehouse counterculture with the teens, and later the family celebrates the ...
  • 2018
  • 00:43:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/05/2018

Back in Time for Dinner The 1970s

Enter the contradictory 1970s. The Campus family embraces the earth-tone transformation of their home, right down to the shag carpets and wood panelling. While Tristan remains in charge of the kitchen, she finally gets a bit of help from her husband. The family gathers for the historic '72 Canada / Russia Summit Series and gets the surprise of their lives ...
  • 2018
  • 00:43:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/05/2018

Back in Time for Dinner The 1950s

The affluent 1950s arrive. Like many others, the Campuses are riding the '50s wave of post-war prosperity. They enjoy a number of firsts — new kitchen gadgets, dining out at a restaurant and dinner in front of the TV. Meanwhile, mom Tristan continues to struggle with restrictive gender roles and the pressure for domestic perfection.
  • 2018
  • 00:43:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/05/2018

Back in Time for Dinner The 1940s

Welcome to the austere 1940s. In episode 1 of Back in Time for Dinner, the Campus family begin their time-travelling adventure. In the '40s they experience wartime rationing, strict gender roles in the home, technology-free entertainment and a diet lacking in the diversity of food that they are used to.
  • 2018
  • 00:43:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/05/2018

The Passionate Eye Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

What if every time you opened your wallet, a third of your cash fell out – and you did nothing about it? Consider the fact that one-third of the food grown annually for human consumption is never eaten – for one reason or another, it ends up in the garbage. In the U.S., that’s $218 billion – or 1.3 billion ...
  • 2017
  • 01:26:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/17/2018

None of the Above Sparks Will Fly

In this episode Tim Shaw, our guide the to the sensational world of science, takes us on a journey that includes creating man-made lightning, passing a live wire through a pickle, blasting through ice blocks, and attempting to create instant fried turkey from frozen! Along the way the people he meets and viewers are invited to guess the outcome of ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Marketplace Canada’s Restaurant Secrets

When we're eating out, we expect the places that make our food to be as clean as possible. But almost two million of us get sick every year. What's happening behind the scenes? Marketplace goes undercover in some of your favourite chains to reveal Canada's Restaurant Secrets. They've pored over thousands of inspection reports from coffee shops, fast-food and family dining ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/16/2014

What a Waste Food Waste

Health officials estimate North Americans throw out about one-third of our groceries, while millions go hungry in other parts of the world. Scientists are working to turn that wasted food into plastic, animal feed, even fuel.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

Project X What's to Eat?

This episode looks at what’s on the menu for people and animals. Dr. Fleck and grad student Marc Huot wing down to Chicago to try out "molecular gastronomy" at the renowned Moto Restaurant. Next Dr. Gardy explores a future when food is tailored to each person's unique genetic make-up. She also goes fishing in P.E.I. for blue mussels, the main ...
  • 2008
  • 00:22:38
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Christmas Confidential

No event in history has ever marshalled so many people and so much effort to celebrate just one day. Viewers will meet unabashed Christmas enthusiasts. Eavesdrop on backroom deals of Christmas industry insiders and witness turkey therapists talk anxious cooks through the big day. Chef and author Nigella Lawson weighs in, offering Christmas recipe secrets and tips to survive the ...
  • 2006
  • 00:44:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Cafeteria Confidential

Been in a high school cafeteria lately? You might have noticed that a lot of the fare is greasy, high carb foods. In Toronto, one grade 11 high school student has had enough and, with the help of her friends, has decided she’s going to do something about it. Allison Ewell, the smart outspoken teen who's not only taking on her ...
  • 2004
  • 00:10:42
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National What We Eat

In North America, food is a multi-billion dollar a year industry encompassing everything from advertising to production to sales. Everyone needs food. The biggest paradox is this: we’ve known for 100 years what we should be eating, and now we know even more about what we’re eating. So why then, in a culture that focuses on thin, is obesity on ...
  • 2006
  • 00:44:52
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Trouble's Brewing

With so many Canadians making coffee shops a part of their daily routine — in fact, spending five billion dollars a year — just how do the top chains fare when it comes to food safety? Erica Johnson makes the rounds with a Calgary health inspector to reveal the rigours of regular inspections that both large and small businesses must ...
  • 2006
  • 00:26:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Sugar Surprise: Dieter's Dilemma

You may get a sugar shock from this program as it exposes how much sugar there is in the foods we eat. Sugar is the secret ingredient that makes food taste better, and at little cost to manufacturers. People are consuming half their weight in sugar every year, contributing to growing health problems such as obesity and diabetes. The problem ...
  • 2003
  • 00:24:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Chocolate Confidential

It’s the most popular flavour in the world, and as Chocolate Confidential reveals, the lengths to which some people will go to pursue their passion for chocolate are amazing. You can drink it, eat it, it’s good for your heart and can even be a beauty tool — it’s undeniably a universal obsession. With the average North American consuming 11.7 ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Eat, Cook, Love (Part 1 of 2)

The solution to healthy living seems simple: making healthy food choices should translate into better health, longer lives. We’ve let our relationship with food slide, lost sight of the passion, the sensuality. We’ve become overwhelmed with the constant bickering over what we should put on our table and forgotten how much fun food can be. This series will serve as a ...
  • 2012
  • 00:43:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Eat, Cook, Love (Part 2 of 2)

You are what you eat. But what if when you eat, how you eat, who you eat with and who cooked your meal is just as important as what is on your plate? We love to watch, especially when it’s in the kitchen, and just like the other kind, food porn is passive. We watch TV food chefs instead of ...
  • 2012
  • 00:43:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2003 Food Safety: From Store to Fork

The numbers are staggering and the threat almost always unseen. It’s estimated that two million Canadians a year will suffer from food poisoning and on average about 30 will die. In restaurants, grocery stores and at home there’s constant danger from microscopic organisms such as E. coli that can sneak through even the most secure food safety net. News in ...
  • 2003
  • 00:15:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2003

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