The Energy Balance in Nutrition

The Energy Balance in Nutrition

To recharge my phone, all I need to do is plug it into an electrical outlet. If I were to put my fingers in the electrical socket, however, all I would accomplish is risking an electrocution. As we already learned, our only option to ‘recharge’ ourself is eating food. Every day we need to spend […]

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Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

When our vegetarian ancestors started eating meat around two million years ago, it wasn’t just because animals taste great, it was pure necessity. Climate change made many of the plants our ancestors relied on less available and meat bridged that gap. From the discovery of fire at the latest, meat became a staple of the […]

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Fight Climate Change, Eat Less Meat

Fight Climate Change, Eat Less Meat

As a percentage of our total greenhouse gas emissions, cars, trucks and power plants seem to be the biggest contributors to climate change. But the elephant in the room is that our consumption of meat is actually the leading cause. When its effects and bi-products are taken together, animal agriculture accounts for about half of […]

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Survivorship: The Importance of Nutrition and Exercise in the Cancer Journey

Survivorship: The Importance of Nutrition and Exercise in the Cancer Journey

Good evening. On behalf of Stanford Health Care and the Cancer Supportive Care Program, I would like to welcome you to our first lecture series in the South Bay, Survivorship, the Importance of Nutrition and Exercise in the Cancer Journey. It is my pleasure to introduce our first speakers of the evening, Julie Grosvenor and […]

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Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity

Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity

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How does caffeine keep us awake? – Hanan Qasim

How does caffeine keep us awake? – Hanan Qasim

Over 100,000 metric tons of caffeine are consumed around the world every year. That’s equivalent to the weight of 14 Eiffel Towers. Most of this caffeine is consumed in coffee and tea, but it’s also ingested in some sodas, chocolate, caffeine pills, and even beverages labeled decaf. Caffeine helps us feel alert, focused, happy, and […]

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Day 6 – Rest/Nutrition

Day 6 – Rest/Nutrition

– Hey, what’s up? Day six and today is no training day. So you deserve your rest, because you’ve been training five days already. Now I want to take this opportunity to talk about something that I haven’t talked about in most of my videos, and that is nutrition. You see why I haven’t talk […]

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How To Fuel For A Long Bike Ride | Cycling Nutrition Tips

How To Fuel For A Long Bike Ride | Cycling Nutrition Tips

– Fuelling properly is one of the easiest things that you can do, but will have a massive impact on your performance. And the longer your ride is, the more important fueling becomes. So if you’re just going out on a long, winter, base-mile ride, or that big, huge sportive that you’ve been preparing for […]

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