Carbs: A Level-headed Look at the Research

Carbs: A Level-headed Look at the Research

Hey, it’s Mic here and today, carbs: are they good are they bad? Are they the devil, do they cause diabetes and probably, most importantly, do they make you fat? We’re going to take a level-headed look at the research on carbohydrates And tackle some of the anti carb myths as well as some of […]

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Fiona Godlee: Panel discussion on “Low carb high fat diets: Public controversies and opportunities”

Fiona Godlee: Panel discussion on “Low carb high fat diets: Public controversies and opportunities”

We’ve been given a very non-controversial topic of low carb, high fat diets. Because you’ve heard from four of our panel, I’m going to give Sarah, who you haven’t yet met, a first chance to introduce herself and to give us five minutes, Sarah, on your pitch, and then I’m going to ask each of […]

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What Do Artificial Sweeteners Actually Do to Your Body?

What Do Artificial Sweeteners Actually Do to Your Body?

Apparently, no calories does NOT equal no consequences, and artificial sweeteners, like the kind you may find in diet drinks, may be just as bad for you as sugar, with your brain and your gut responding in surprising ways to that delicious, synthetic sweetness. The FDA has approved six artificial sweeteners as a low-calorie or […]

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Gluten Free Apple Cupcakes!

Gluten Free Apple Cupcakes!

Hi lovely people. Today, we’re going to be baking some Apple Sauce cupcakes. Okay, first we need three quarters of a cup, so precise, of coconut flour. Six eggs. Three quarters of a cup of maple syrup. Half a cup of sugar free or unsweetened apple sauce. A teaspoon of ground cinnamon. And one teaspoon […]

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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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Is Ketosis Dangerous? (Science of Fasting & Low Carb Keto)

Is Ketosis Dangerous? (Science of Fasting & Low Carb Keto)

Recently, low carb diets, intermittent fasting and even prolonged fasting have become very popular and they all have something in common. They move you towards entering the state of ketosis. Ketosis is a state where your body is running primarily on fat, fat from your diet or your body. Ketogenesis is when Fats are broken […]

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Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Sugar: The Bitter Truth

– [Announcer] This program is presented by University of California Television. Like what you learn? Visit our website, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest UCTV programs. (upbeat techno music) – I’m going to tell you, tonight, a story. And this story dates back about 30 years. This story […]

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Lower Blood Sugar After Eating Breakfast. Are Your Blood Glucose Levels Normal?

Lower Blood Sugar After Eating Breakfast. Are Your Blood Glucose Levels Normal?

blood sugar drops after eating what’s going on here I thought blood sugar was supposed to go up after you eat let typically what happens but people with insulin resistance working on reversing that insulin resistance can see some really strange and paradoxical blood sugar readings so today we’re going to talk about that and […]

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John Schoonbee: Panel discussion on “What evidence can we trust?”

John Schoonbee: Panel discussion on “What evidence can we trust?”

Hi everybody, we’re running a little late. If you could please sit down for me. I’m very pleased that that got the blood pumping a little bit and as Fiona said, I think the steam was rising a little bit and there are disagreements and what’s astonishing is that the recommendations we’ve seen from different […]

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Why are people so Healthy in Japan?

Why are people so Healthy in Japan?

When it comes to health, weight of course is not everything, but since there are so many health complications from being overweight or obese, it’s safe to say that Japan with an obesity rate of 3.5% is generally healthier than America with an obesity rate of 30%. Japan isn’t perfect, it has found itself on […]

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