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Though holiday traditions may vary between countries and cultures, no festive gathering would be complete without that most ubiquitous imperative of human life: food. In the midst of the holiday season, ASU Now spoke with professors across disciplines — including transborder studies, nutrition and agribusiness — to take a multifaceted look at the role food plays in our lives.

 
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