Can we eat to starve cancer? | William Li

Can we eat to starve cancer? | William Li

Good afternoon. There’s a medical revolution happening all around us, and it’s one that’s going to help us conquer some of society’s most dreaded conditions, including cancer. The revolution is called angiogenesis, and it’s based on the process that our bodies use to grow blood vessels. So why should we care about blood vessels? Well, […]

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Eat less meat, more bugs: Florence Dunkel at TEDxBozeman

Eat less meat, more bugs: Florence Dunkel at TEDxBozeman

Translator: Jenny Lam-Chowdhury Reviewer: teddy fres So, what is Galleria? Galleria is a land shrimp. You know? Some people like to call land shrimp insects, but today we’re going to call them land shrimp. How many of you have had ocean shrimp? How many of you have had ocean shrimp? Great. How about craw fish […]

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Why Genetically Engineered Foods Should be Labeled: Gary Hirshberg at TEDxManhattan 2013

Why Genetically Engineered Foods Should be Labeled: Gary Hirshberg at TEDxManhattan 2013

it feels preposterous and maybe even embarrassing to stand here twenty thirteen to say to you that we have the right to know what’s in our food that’s exactly what i want to talk about tonight and i want to speak about the fact that the U.S. does not mandate labelling of genetically engineered organisms […]

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Insights into cell membranes via dish detergent – Ethan Perlstein

Insights into cell membranes via dish detergent – Ethan Perlstein

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar Every cell in your body is separated from those around it by its outermost layer, its membrane. A cell membrane must be both sturdy and flexible. Imagine a membrane made of metal – great at keeping the cell’s guts inside, but horrible at letting materials flow in and out. […]

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How the food you eat affects your brain – Mia Nacamulli

How the food you eat affects your brain – Mia Nacamulli

Your Brain on Food If you sucked all of the moisture out of your brain and broke it down to its constituent nutritional content, what would it look like? Most of the weight of your dehydrated brain would come from fats, also known as lipids. In the remaining brain matter, you would find proteins and […]

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Teach every child about food | Jamie Oliver

Teach every child about food | Jamie Oliver

Sadly, in the next 18 minutes when I do our chat, four Americans that are alive will be dead through the food that they eat. My name’s Jamie Oliver. I’m 34 years old. I’m from Essex in England and for the last seven years I’ve worked fairly tirelessly to save lives in my own way. […]

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How sugar affects the brain – Nicole Avena

How sugar affects the brain – Nicole Avena

Picture warm, gooey cookies, crunchy candies, velvety cakes, waffle cones piled high with ice cream. Is your mouth watering? Are you craving dessert? Why? What happens in the brain that makes sugary foods so hard to resist? Sugar is a general term used to describe a class of molecules called carbohydrates, and it’s found in […]

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Making Heart Attacks History: Caldwell Esselstyn at TEDxCambridge 2011

Making Heart Attacks History: Caldwell Esselstyn at TEDxCambridge 2011

Translator: Csaba Lehel Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Coronary artery disease is the leading killer of women and men in Western civilization. Yet the truth be known, it is nothing more than a toothless paper tiger that need never exist. And if it does exist, it need never ever progress. This is a food borne illness. My […]

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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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The food we were born to eat: John McDougall at TEDxFremont

The food we were born to eat: John McDougall at TEDxFremont

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Luis Tsai Hsu Starch! (Laughter) Yeah, it’s starch. You know, rice, corn, potatoes, sweet potatoes. It’s starch that has healed thousands of my patients. For example, a young lady from the Bay Area had deforming rheumatoid arthritis, to the point where she couldn’t catch her mom. Juliea Baker decided, at 17 […]

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