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Raw grief

A tale of food and loss.

Emily Thomas explores how food can help us navigate through the darkest of times - the days, weeks, and even years following the death of someone we loved. In times of loss, should we use food to remember the dead or to reconnect with them? A neurologist explains the science behind grief and appetite, and people who've been recently bereaved talk about the foods and eating rituals that have helped them through it.

This programme won the James Beard Award for Best Radio Show in 2019. It was first broadcast in September 2018.

(Photo: A raw onion. Credit: Getty Images)

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26 minutes


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