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We know surprisingly little about what we want to eat, and why. Researcher Brian Wansink has been leading thousands of studies to understand more.

Illustration by Andrea Turvey for TED.

Food feeds the soul. To the extent that we all eat food, and we all have souls, food is the single great unifier across cultures. But what feeds your soul?

Will the future of food look like the past?

Comfort food in space: the final frontier | ideas.ted.com | Illustration by John Holcroft.

The past, present and future of food in space — from astronaut ice cream to “Enchilasagna” on Mars.

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Activist chef Jamie Oliver talks about the future of food.

Can eating a root take you back to your roots? Find out with these two delicious manioc recipes from Brazilian chef Teresa Corção of the restaurant O Navegador.

We asked legendary oceanographer Sylvia Earle for her menu advice. Below, check out Earle’s take on omega oils, tuna rolls, and her ideal meal.