Curiosity Daily Podcast: Cooked vs. Uncooked Fruits and Veggies (w/ The Nutrition Wonk), Food Poisoning Facts, and Milky Way’s Second Life

Learn where food poisoning comes from (and how to avoid it); why we’re in the Milky Way’s second life.; and whether fruits and vegetables are healthier when they’re fresh or frozen.

October 24, 2018

Episode Show Notes:

In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com — and answer a listener question with help from The Nutrition Wonk, a registered dietitian nutritionist — to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:

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