Professor Charlotte Biltekoff featured on public radio show

Charlotte Biltekoff

FST/American Studies professor Charlotte Biltekoff was featured on BackStory, a public radio program & podcast that "brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today". 

Dr. Biltekoff's research focuses broadly on the beliefs and values that inform American eating habits and specifically on the cultural aspects of dietary health. 

BackStory chatted with Dr. Biltekoff for their May 16, 2014 show, which explored the history of nutritional advice in the United States. She discussed the rise of the calorie at the turn of the 20th Century, and the push to get scientific nutritional ideas into the American mainstream. 

Stream the show at BackStory's website.