Food - Delicious Science

A Mushroom Vitamin D Boost

James Wong is in Bulgaria to reveal how mushrooms can be a wonderful source of vitamin D. The trick is to let the mushrooms sunbathe before cooking as the sunlight naturally boosts their vitamin D levels.

A Mushroom Vitamin D Boost

2m 13s

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    We Are What We Eat

    S1 E3 - 54m 41s

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    A Matter of Taste

    S1 E2 - 55m 10s

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    Food on the Brain

    S1 E1 - 55m 10s

    Michael and James explore the effect of "Food on the Brain." The brain is one of the greediest organs in the body in terms of the energy it needs to run. The way it influences our diet is, in the main, by generating the cravings we all experience.

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