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Food TED Talks: The 8 Best Lectures On Eating And Food Policy


First Posted: 01/20/12 11:49 AM ET Updated: 01/21/12 02:31 PM ET

On Saturday, TEDx Manhattan, an unofficial offshoot of the non-profit TED, will be hosting a series of lectures on the theme "Changing The Way We Eat." The talks are going to be live-streamed at viewing parties across the country. But if you're busy Saturday -- or just want to get a sense of the types of issues that might be discussed -- there's no need to despair. There have been dozens of official TED Talks about food in past years. Here are eight of the best:

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In July, Modernist Cuisine author Nathan Myhrvold gave a great TED Talk about the food photography techniques he pioneered while working on his mammoth tome.

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