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Eating the Past: the history of soda

A red can of Coca-Cola.
Deepal Tamang

On this episode of Eating the Past, host Jamie Sanders explores how today's mass consumption of sodas connects to historical processes. Can we blame sugar for all of our health problems? Listen to find out.

Jamie Sanders is a historian of Latin America at Utah State and his family’s cook. He grew up in the rural South and loves its regional cuisine, but a study abroad trip to the Yucatán when he was a teenager really awakened him to international food culture.