Parents' Guide to

The History of Food

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Docuseries uses modern examples to spice up food history.

TV Max Educational 2021
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A four-hour documentary isn't going to be able to cover all of human history, but this short series goes a long way toward connecting the major dots from nutrition to human evolution to modern innovations. It leans a little too hard on present-day examples, to the point where The History of Food starts to feel a touch food tourist-y. Otherwise, the short series will likely improve most viewers' understanding of why we eat what we eat and how food shapes our day-to-day lives.

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