It's not just about fufu!
The Fufu Diet is a nutrition and wellness series in which host Linda Obasi goes on location to Abuja and Nasarawa to interview farmers, ranchers, doctors, nutritionists, trainers, therapists, chefs and herbalists.
Entertaining and informative interviews with experts shed light on common misconceptions and give practical advice on how to create your own ever evolving diet.
If food is everything we see, hear, smell, taste and feel; what diet are you on?
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The Fufu Diet - Title Sequence (rough cut)
If food is everything we hear, see, smell, taste and touch, what diet are you on?
Host - Linda Obasi
Written by Anya Nnunu
Directors - Linda Obasi, Daniel Chukwueze, Anya Nnunu
Director of Photography - Ihechi Lex-Nkume
Camera Operator - Oluwashola Emmanuel Oderinde
Sound Recordist - Emmanuel Lawrence
Edited by Bhido Ozo
Original Music Music by Fola, the Wizard of Sound
Based on the book, The Fufu Diet: Food Evolution, written by Linda Obasi
S1E1 - Go Ahead, Eat the Fufu
The origins of fufu, regions and names, benefits and disadvantages, who swallows and who chews.
S1E2 - The Gut Brain
Why is it called the second brain? The importance of bacteria, maintaining a healthy microbiome
S1E3 - Hello, Sweetness
Is sugar evil? Lately sugar's reputation has been hard hit. Does it even have any benefits?
S1E4 - Why So Bitter?
Bitters exist for a reason. What can result from a diet completely devoid of bitters?
S1E55 - Vital Pressure
Which factors and foods most affect blood pressure? Who is most at risk and why?
S1E6 - The Mood
Depression and anxiety aren't new, however our understanding of them is ever expanding. What mood foods should you know about??
S2E1 - Herbalist
What exactly is an herbalist? How have perceptions changed and what will the future hold for the field?
S2E2 - Are You Hungry?
When do we eat mindlessly and how can this affect us?
S2E3 - Inflammatory
How understanding inflammation can give us insight into a multitude of ailments.
S2E4 - The Fast
Recent findings on the effects of fasting might surprise you.
S2E5 - Root Cause
Let's explore the unique benefits of the underground veggies, root vegetables.
S2E6 - The Sickle
Huge strides are being made in the research of the devastating sickle cell disease, creating new ways to manage it.
S2E7 - Wild Meats
Besides the proteins we find most commonly, what other animals are being consumed and where?
Linda Obasi eats Fufu