Bee Wilson on “First Bite: How We Learn to Eat”

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Guest: Bee Wilson

[From the Radio Times archive] Kids are notorious for being picky eaters — they might only eat corn flakes, mac n’ cheese, or chicken fingers. But according to British food writer and historian BEE WILSON, our food preferences and habits are shaped early on by our families, culture, and the wider environment. In her new book, First Bite: How We Learn to Eat, Wilson investigates the science behind our tastes and food preferences and says that we can train ourselves to like nutritious foods as much as we like the processed stuff. She spoke with Marty earlier this year.

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