Nutrition Science | The Stanford Center for Health Education | Course Trailer

Nutrition Science | The Stanford Center for Health Education | Course Trailer

Given how confused the general population is about basic nutrition questions, they often turn to the nearest health professional, and quite often that professional doesn’t have much of a background in nutrition education. The field of nutrition has been changing rapidly, moving from nutrients to foods which are more complex, to food patterns, which are […]

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Feeding Our Future: Family Nutrition and the Obesity Epidemic with Maya Adam

Feeding Our Future: Family Nutrition and the Obesity Epidemic with Maya Adam

So I just wanna begin by telling you that I’m also a Stanford alum. And as was already mentioned by Harsha, I came to Stanford after a ten year career in this professional ballet. I think my parents were absolutely horrified. They’re both academics, they could not understand what have gone wrong that I had […]

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Fundamentals of Nutrients and the History of Nutrition

Fundamentals of Nutrients and the History of Nutrition

[MUSIC] In order to survive, the human organism needs to take in oxygen, water, and food. We can survive only about three minutes without air, three days without water, and three weeks without food. Because food is so important to our survival, it’s been studied extensively. And since 1827 when a British physician by the […]

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Sugar and Health —The Sweet, the Sour, and the Sticky!

Sugar and Health —The Sweet, the Sour, and the Sticky!

Thank you, everybody, for being here tonight. I know it’s late on a Thursday night, but I appreciate that you’re here. And I really want to say thank you to Holly for inviting me to come and talk tonight and remind you of all the wonderful things the Cancer Supportive Care Program at Stanford offers […]

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