Food: Fact or Fiction?, Season 1HDClosed Captioning
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Do carrots really improve our eyesight? Did salt win the Civil War? Explore accidental discoveries, clever marketing ploys, and war propaganda campaigns to uncover the food mysteries that are baked inside everything we eat.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWhat's for Dessert?||From cake to banana splits, our favorite desserts shaped America in extraordinary ways. In this episode, we find out how cake gave rise to democracy, if anything is more American than apple pie and how the sundae got its name.||20:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPassports, Please!||We know French Fries are fried, but are they French? Can Italians really claim pizza as their own? And was the fortune cookie really invented in China? We uncover the hidden origin stories of our beloved foreign favorites.||20:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoDoctor's Note||Do carrots really improve our eyesight? Can a bowl of chicken soup cure a stuffy nose? And does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? We dig up some mind-boggling history to find out if these age-old adages are true.||20:12||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBreakfast||From coffee to pancakes, we'll find out how sneaky marketing ploys shaped what we eat for breakfast. Does coffee really stunt your growth? Is the recipe for flapjacks rooted in sin? Who said breakfast is the most important meal?||20:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoTaste of War||Did frozen dinners save the world in World War II? Were hamburgers invented on the battlefield? Did the South lose the Civil War because of salt? We discover how our appetites have shaped the world's most critical battles.||20:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHungry for Love||Couples today can't tie the knot without their dream wedding cake, but did this tradition begin with a baguette? Are oysters really an aphrodisiac? We find out if these romantic recipes are true love or just a fictional fling.||20:12||$2.99||View in iTunes|