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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Fundamentals of Human Nutrition and Metabolism – Online short course

Fundamentals of Human Nutrition and Metabolism – Online short course

The course is Fundamentals of Human Nutrition and Metabolism and it gives a basic knowledge of biochemistry and physiology involved in human nutrition, and it will give you a foundation to enable you to understand how the food we eat affects the human body. The course is for anyone who’s got an interest in learning […]

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Can Certain Foods Cause Nightmares?

Can Certain Foods Cause Nightmares?

CLAIM: “If you eat candy before bed you’re gonna have nightmares!” – true fact or strategic parenting? Hey everyone, Laci Green here. You know, for the longest time I believed that sugar gave me nightmares. I think it started when I was really little and my parents were trying to deter me from eating too […]

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Whole vs. Skim: Which Milk Is Better For You?

Ads tell us milk, does a body good. But are we talking whole milk or 2%? It’s not what you think. Hi guys, Lissette here for DNews. If you were a child of the eighties or nineties your parents likely poured you some low fat milk – it was all the rave. In fact in […]

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Fasting vs. Eating Less: What’s the Difference? (Science of Fasting)

Fasting vs. Eating Less: What’s the Difference? (Science of Fasting)

“Breakfast of champions.” What’s the difference between eating less food and eating no food? Well, Let’s look at two different situations. …In 1944, a study called the Minnesota Starvation Experiment was conducted and was designed to understand the effects of caloric restriction on the body in order to gain some knowledge that would help people […]

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Gallstones and Surgical Removal of Gallbladder (Cholecystectomy) Animation.

The gallbladder is a small sac located underneath the liver. The gallbladder serves to store and concentrate bile. Bile is a yellowish-green fluid secreted by the liver and contains bile acids which aid in fat digestion and absorption. Bile flows through the bile duct into the duodenum – the first part of the small intestine. […]

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Dr. Jason Fung: To Lose Weight, You MUST control Insulin

Dr. Jason Fung: To Lose Weight, You MUST control Insulin

So what happens when you eat is that insulin goes up. And insulin basically is the hormone that tells your body to store fat. So it stops your body from burning fat, you start to store some of the sugar and store some of the fat. Carbohydrates get turned into glycogen which are chains of […]

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Should I Go Gluten Free? (Celiac Disease and The Diet Fad)

Should I Go Gluten Free? (Celiac Disease and The Diet Fad)

MIZ: Hey Jayde, do you want some pizza JAYDE: No thanks – I’m gluten free. Ok so you’ve all probably noticed how much gluten free shit is around these days. Gluten free bread, gluten free pasta, gluten free is stamped on fricking everything. But is gluten something we – really- need to be avoiding? [SCIQ […]

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Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?

Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?

“Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?” Dried fruits are calorically dense. Should we be concerned that eating dried fruit may make us fat? Remember that fig study I covered, that added 14 figs to people’s daily diets? Surprisingly, that did not lead to significant weight gain. Wait a second. That’s 300 calories of […]

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