Let's Get Real

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Tuesdays at 1:00PM EST Theme song by Benjamin Kaplan On Let’s Get Real Chef Erica Wides walks you down the aisles of the surreal world of food, serving up a heaping dose of reality by separating the food from the foodiness so you can forage, hunt, gather, trap and fish for real food anywhere, even in a foodiness-filled mega market. Incisive, pragmatic, sarcastic, and an unrepentant know-it-all when it comes to anything food, on Let’s Get Real Chef Erica Wides does the job for you of sifting out everything that’s fake in the world of food – from “foodiness” marketing and cooking show shams to “health-halo green-washing” and annoying whole-food righteousness – so you never unknowingly chow down on carpeting again. Learn more at: www.letsgetrealshow.com As the host of Let's Get Real Chef Wides has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, BBC Radio 5, NPR, and Take Action News with David Shuster, and contributed to or been reported on in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Grist, Yahoo's Shine, Metro, C-Span and Food Republic, among others. A national media veteran, she has appeared on PBS's Stress Free Cooking, Martha Stewart Morning Living, the Food Network's Chopped and Top Five, and HSN TV; is a regular guest on NPR's All Things Considered; and is a featured culinary expert for About.com. Chef Wides was also a Chef Instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education for 15 years. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Heritage Radio Network. All Rights Reserved.

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101 Let's Get Real - Episode 33 - Super Foods Are Super F*ed Up2012-05-29 18:50:44
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102 Let's Get Real - Episode 32 - Veggie Puffs are Turning us Into Vegetables2012-05-22 11:50:25
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103 Let's Get Real - Episode 31 - Ignorance is Bliss...Until You Get Diabetes2012-05-08 19:19:48
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104 Let's Get Real - Episode 30 - Vitamins Come From Food, Not Gummies2012-05-01 19:21:02
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105 Let's Get Real - Episode 29 - You Are What Your Fish Ate2012-04-24 19:33:26
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106 Let's Get Real - Episode 28 - Eat Pizza for Breakfast, Not Pop-Tarts2012-04-17 19:55:21
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107 Let's Get Real - Episode 27 - If You Want to Be Thin & Not Get Cancer, Eat Real Food2012-04-10 19:16:27
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108 Let's Get Real - Episode 126 - There's No Glory in Your Whole Grain2012-04-03 19:15:09
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109 Let's Get Real - Episode 25 - You're Being Infantilized by Fiber Bars2012-03-27 19:22:46
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110 Let's Get Real - Episode 24 - Performance Doesn't Come in a Bottle2012-03-20 19:06:50
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111 Let's Get Real - Episode 23 - They Don't Sell Food at 7-112012-03-13 19:18:19
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112 Let's Get Real - Episode 22 - Big Foodiness Gets Occupied2012-03-06 19:08:55
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113 Let's Get Real - Episode 21 - Food is Already Smart2012-02-28 23:09:02
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114 Let's Get Real - Episode 20 - Feed Your Kids Cheese, Not String2012-02-01 13:17:19
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115 Let's Get Real - Episode 18 - The Replacements2012-01-24 19:15:39
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Let's Get Real - Episode 18 - The Replacements

This week on Let's Get Real it's time to take the replacement out of meal replacements. From purees to shakes to powders we are assaulted every day by the promise of easy and convenient 'food' from Special K bars to Pediasure for kids. Tune in to find out what you're really ingesting with those body building mixes (answer: it's a lot of lead) and single serving Trader Joe's meals and learn the simple things you can do to pull yourself out of this rabbit-whole of whole-meal replacement. This episode is sponsored by S. Wallace Edwards & Sons. "The idea that people use meal replacement powders and shakes for nutrition . . . it's ridiculous! Food is nutrition." --Erica Wides on Let's Get Real…read more

116 Let's Get Real - Episode 18 - Garden Burgers Don't Come From Gardens2012-01-17 21:58:10
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117 Let's Get Real - Episode 17 - Bacon Doesn't Come From Turkeys2012-01-10 19:52:12
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118 Let's Get Real - Episode 16 - Vodka Doesn't Taste Like Cupcakes2012-01-03 20:20:36
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119 Let's Get Real - Episode 15 - If It's As Sweet As Candy, It Is2011-12-20 20:58:47
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120 Let's Get Real - Episode 14 - Marion Nestle2011-12-14 20:14:57
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