Recent Episodes

Jan. 24, 2022

Prison Food & the Alabama Inmate Food Fund Scandal

Are inmate food conditions criminal? You be the judge. In this episode, we discuss the history of prison food - from lobster to N…

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Jan. 3, 2022

New Year's Resolutions and the F-Factor Diet Scandal

Welcome to our first episode of 2022! Becca starts by sharing all about how diet culture and new year's resolutions are the oppos…

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Dec. 20, 2021

Christmas Food Traditions & The Carcinogenic Cranberry Scare

This episode is the epitome of bittersweet… We discuss the origins of everyone’s favourite holiday food traditions, including Chr…

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Dec. 6, 2021

pH Balance and Robert O. Young's pH "Miracle"

This episode is anything but basic! Learn about how our amazing bodies are constantly working to maintain a tight pH balance (no …

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Nov. 22, 2021

Weight Stigma & The Weigh Down Diet

In this episode, Sarah discusses the complexities of weight stigma and the impact weight bias has on our healthcare system. Becca…

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Oct. 25, 2021

Mad Cow Disease & Oprah Winfrey's Texas Beef

In the moooooooo -d for a good story? This week, Becca tells all about the disease that almost put the world off of burgers, Bovi…

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Oct. 11, 2021

Germ Theory & Typhoid Mary

In this episode, Sarah discusses the evolution of food safety, including the development of Germ Theory and the pasteurization pr…

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Sept. 27, 2021

Energy Needs and the Cult of Breatharianism

In this episode, Becca talks about all the reasons we need food and breaks down some of the ways we measure energy needs. Then Sa…

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Sept. 13, 2021

Digestion, Forensic Science, & The Hendricks Murder

In our season premiere Sarah breaks down the digestive system. Becca then discusses the history of forensic science, including th…

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Sept. 10, 2021

Introducing Unsavory

Where true crime meets food.

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June 21, 2021

Harvey Milk and the Twinkie Defense

In this episode, Becca covers the history of the all-American Twinkie. Then, in honour of Pride Month, Sarah covers the tragic st…

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June 14, 2021

EXTRA CHEESE: Belgium's Massive Egg Fraud and the Tale of the Rotting…

This episode is a real fungi! Sarah covers the recent sentencing in Belgium’s largest food fraud, the Fipronil egg scandal. Then …

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About the Hosts

Sarah Muncaster


Sarah is a Registered Dietitian in Toronto, Canada. She is passionate about using creative storytelling to spread evidence-based nutrition information. Sarah practices clinical dietetics by day and fills her free time experimenting in the kitchen, podcasting, running, reading, camping, and playing with her two cats!

Becca Harris


Becca Harris is a Registered Dietitian specializing in ADHD Nutrition & the founder of The Nutrition Junky (www.thenutritionjunky.com). She has a BA in Criminology from Western University, a BASc in Nutrition & Food, & MHSc(c) in Nutrition Communication from Ryerson University. In her free time she's in the kitchen, at the beach with her dog, or binging through true crime podcasts.

Geoff Devine

Audio Engineer

Geoff Devine is an experienced audio engineer, sound designer, editor, mixer, musician and producer based in Toronto, ON. He has an Honours BA from Carleton University for Communications, an applied audio engineering diploma from TARA and a diploma in sound design from George Brown.