What is nutrition?

What is nutrition?

Hi, this is Neily on Nutrition. Thanks for tuning into my continuing series during National Nutrition Month. Today I want to talk about: What is Nutrition. I’ve been adjunct faculty for nearly twenty years at a community college teaching principles of nutrition. And I think sometimes my students register for my class thinking “oh nutrition, […]

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Inadvertent changes to macronutrients and individual variation add complexity to nutrition research

Inadvertent changes to macronutrients and individual variation add complexity to nutrition research

[Rhonda]: But, with your diet, you limited the protein intake, and you didn’t limit the caloric intake, that was the other study? [Dr. Verdin]: No. The protein intake was actually 10% isocaloric between all of the diets that we tested, and the other group did the same thing. So, we were very careful not to […]

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This Is Why You Shouldn’t Eat At Night

You might think that the question we are asking today seems kind of strange. How can all food be bad for you? Well, the reason we ask this is because we are so often told that something is good for us, and then some time later we are told it’s bad for us. We watch […]

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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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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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