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Dietary guidelines have changed over the years as research becomes more accurate. Stay up to date on findings and get help sorting conflicting nutrition and diet advice.

Nutrition and Diet (Audio) UCTV

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Dietary guidelines have changed over the years as research becomes more accurate. Stay up to date on findings and get help sorting conflicting nutrition and diet advice.

    Ketogenesis and Fasting: Fuel for the Brain

    Ketogenesis and Fasting: Fuel for the Brain

    Dr. Suneil Koliwad is an Endocrinologist and an Expert in Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism. In this excerpt, he discusses the development and function of ketosis and its similarities to fasting. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36238]

    • 6 min
    Red Meat Disease and Inflammation

    Red Meat Disease and Inflammation

    You can't fix healthcare until you fix health. You can't fix health until you fix the diet. You can't fix the diet until you know what's wrong. Endocrinologist Robert Lustig discusses health problems related to the consumption of corn-fed cattle, myths about saturated fats, and a protective quality to dairy fats. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36231]

    • 4 min
    Why Are Carbohydrates Important?

    Why Are Carbohydrates Important?

    Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Sherri Shafer discusses the importance of carbohydrates in the daily diet. Shafer then offers a plan for how much protein, fat and carbohydrate would be healthy in a day. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36181]

    • 6 min
    Diet Shaping Our Microbiome

    Diet Shaping Our Microbiome

    Microbiome expands the genetic and functional capacity of its human host. Susan Lynch explores how the gut microbiome responds differently to a plant based diet and to an animal based diet. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36151]

    • 8 min
    Eating Precisely: Merging Nutrition with Individualized Factors to Optimize Metabolic Health

    Eating Precisely: Merging Nutrition with Individualized Factors to Optimize Metabolic Health

    Dr. Suneil Koliwad is an Endocrinologist and an Expert in Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism. In this talk, he looks at obesity, diabetes, and fatty liver disease and the historical effects of the 1980's push of low fat diets. He also looks at calories and dieting for weight loss vs the healthspan. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 35933]

    • 1 hr 28 min
    SNAP: Does It Support Health?

    SNAP: Does It Support Health?

    1 in 9 US households are food insecure. Dr. Hilary Seligman looks at the impact of food insecurity on health across the lifespan. Food insecurity and health are tightly connected. SNAP reduces food insecurity and also the health impacts of food insecurity. Proposed reductions to SNAP benefits are likely to result in poorer health and increased health care expenditures. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 35590]

    • 59 min

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