The GM Food Network

The GM Food Network

Good morning everyone you’re watching the GM Food Network letting consumers know what’s going on with their food. Foods produced with special changes in their DNA known as genetically modified food are quietly becoming more common at the supermarket. Many look the same as regular foods or are hidden ingredients in other products. And because […]

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All About Nutrition and Food Science

All About Nutrition and Food Science

[ Music ]>>So the HNFS Department, Human Nutritional and Food Science Department, is really broken into two main categories. You have FST, which is Food Science Technology, and then you have Nutritional Science.>>So Food Science is a major which is processing, packaging, sensory, all the things you do in between when you harvest the food […]

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What Happens When You Eat Too Much?

What Happens When You Eat Too Much?

Thanksgiving dinner: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, some more turkey, cranberry sauce, even more turkey? uhhh… [Turkey walks across screen.] Still have room for that pie? For now, unbutton your eating pants, flop on the couch and let’s learn why you feel so full after a big meal. [Reactions intro] Part of the reason is physical. […]

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How the Gut Microbiome affects the Brain and Mind

Thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring this video. One summer afternoon when Doctor Martin Blaser was still a medical student, he went to see an eleven-year-old boy who had suddenly become ill and was hospitalized. He was perfectly fine until two days earlier when he suddenly developed a fever and an upset stomach. The next day […]

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Join our Petri Dish on Patreon!

Join our Petri Dish on Patreon!

Well, hello there, multicellular friends. This is Pinky with my silent artist amoeba sister Petunia. We are the two amoebas behind our YouTube channel The Amoeba Sisters. In our human form, we are two sisters from Texas on a mission to demystify science, with humour and relevance with our free videos, GIFs, handouts and comics. […]

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Bacterial Isolation on Petri Dish – Biology Lab Techniques

Bacterial Isolation on Petri Dish – Biology Lab Techniques

Start by cleaning and sterilizing the workspace. Spray once with 10% Milton and wipe thoroughly using clean tissue paper. Repeat twice, but with 70% ethanol. A diluted 70% solution of ethanol is actually a more potent disinfecting agent than pure ethanol. One of the goals of growing Bacteria on solid medium is to grow individual […]

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Why is Fiber Important for us? | #aumsum

Why is Fiber Important for us? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Why is Fiber Important for us? Coz I said so. Naahhh. Fiber or roughage is an essential plant-based nutrient. When consumed in adequate amounts, fiber provides us the following benefits. Firstly, fiber is good for our large intestine. Why? When fiber reaches our large intestine. It is broken down by millions of […]

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Xylem and Phloem – Transport in Plants | Plants | Biology | FuseSchool

Xylem and Phloem – Transport in Plants | Plants | Biology | FuseSchool

We could just say movement of water and minerals and movement of glucose and amino acids… But this is science, and so we like to have special terms to describe these processes! In these 3 part videos, we’re going to look at the transport systems in plants for moving food, water and minerals around. We […]

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Structure Of The Leaf | Plant | Biology | The FuseSchool

Structure Of The Leaf | Plant | Biology | The FuseSchool

So we know that plants make their own food through photosynthesis. But how does a plant ;0 get together the ingredients it needs for this: sunlight, carbon dioxide and water,:) and then combine them to create glucose and oxygen? Well, that’s what leaves are for! ;[ The leaf is a plant’s food factory—and its parts […]

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Energy Considerations in Nutrition: BMR, RMR & Physical Activity – Nutrition | Lecturio

Energy Considerations in Nutrition: BMR, RMR & Physical Activity – Nutrition | Lecturio

In this lecture we will be reviewing some of the energy considerations relative to nutrition that you need to have right in your pocket for your medical licensing exams. These things include basal metabolic rate as well as body mass index, total energy expenditure, as well the fuel caloric values and so forth. So moving […]

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