Long COVID, Naturally sweet baking

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A home COVID-19 test kit is held.
A home COVID-19 test kit is held, Feb. 3, 2022, in Seattle. Ted S. Warren/AP Photo

A medical researcher helps us better understand long COVID. Then, this week’s edition of Food Friday focuses on baking with naturally sweet ingredients.

Featured in this Show

  • Medically maligned Chronic Fatigue Syndrome holds clues to long Covid

    Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), a complex chronic illness that has long been under-researched and poorly funded, has striking similarities to long Covid. We delve into what the two conditions reveal about each other, and how the mass-disabling event of long Covid may shed light on those who have suffered with ME/CFS for years.

  • Food Friday: Baking with natural sugar substitutes

    The fall and winter seasons are perfect for baking, but sometimes the amount of sugar can just be too much. One pastry cook is on a mission to bake with only natural sugar substitutes, using things like fruit instead of refined sugar. He joins us to talk about some of his recipes and how you can cut sugar for good.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Jaime Seltzer Guest
  • Dr. David Kaufman Guest
  • Brian Levy Guest

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