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Recent Episodes

Nov. 14, 2022

The Tapeworm Diet

In this episode, we cover the scandalous history of one of the oldest and more questionable weight loss methods: the tapeworm die…

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Oct. 31, 2022

Cannibalism and The Donner Party

This Halloween, we’re bringing you the ultimate food crime! Cannibalism and the Donner Party. In the spring of 1846, a group of p…

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Oct. 17, 2022

The Infant Formula Scandal

In this episode, we cover the infant formula scandal that rocked the world in the 1970’s & that is often referred to as the darke…

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Oct. 3, 2022

The Bush Boys of Vernon

Season 3 is officially here!!! Starting off strong with the incredible true story of two boys that crawled out of the rugged Brit…

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June 6, 2022

Season 2 Finale & Thank You

Season 2 is coming to an end. It's time to enjoy our summer and start preparing for an amazing third season! This is an independe…

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May 2, 2022

Herbalife, Part 2

Part two is served. In the second half of this series, we discuss the Herbalife Nutrition Clubs, including the tactics used to re…

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April 18, 2022

Herbalife, Part 1

In part one of this series, we cover the origin story of Herbalife, including the man behind the brand: Mark R. Hughes. We discus…

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March 28, 2022

Bad Vegan: The Downfall of Pure Food & Wine

A vegan business icon, an immortal (?) dog named Leon, cult-like abuse, mass amounts of unpaid wages and debts, and the hero of o…

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March 7, 2022

War Sanctions, Holodomor & The Invasion of Ukraine

How do you starve a nation that can feed the world? In this episode, Sarah discusses the effectiveness of sanctions during war an…

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Feb. 21, 2022

The Discovery of Vitamins & the History of Scurvy

Take everything you think you know about Scurvy and be prepared to have your mind blown! This episode starts with Becca sharing a…

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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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About the Hosts

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Sarah Muncaster

Host

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!

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Becca Harris

Host

Becca Harris is a Registered Dietitian specializing in ADHD Nutrition & the founder of The Nutrition Junky. She has a background in criminology and has a passion for web sleuthing (aka research). In her free time she's in the kitchen, at the beach with her dog, or binging through true crime podcasts.

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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.