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How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure

“How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure” High blood pressure is the #1 risk factor for death in the world, affecting nearly 78 million Americans— that’s one in three adults. And as we age, our pressures get higher and higher, such that by age 60 it strikes more than half. Well, if it affects…


All About Nutrition and Food Science

[ Music ]>>So the HNFS Department, Human Nutritional and Food Science Department, is really broken into two main categories. You have FST, which is Food Science Technology, and then you have Nutritional Science.>>So Food Science is a major which is processing, packaging, sensory, all the things you do in between when you harvest the food…


Are avocados health-promoting?

“Are Avocados Health-Promoting?” I’ve covered high-fat plant foods in the past, such as nuts, which are health-promoting; coconut oil, which is not so health-promoting, but what about avocados? 75% calories from fat, but good for you nonetheless? Neither good nor bad? Or, something we should consider avoiding? Well, rats fed the human equivalent of 200…


Which Seaweed Is Most Protective Against Breast Cancer?

unfortunately as the traditional diets of Eastasia westernize their breast cancer rates have risen which some have linked to a quadrupling of animal product consumption this is the breast cancer rate of Japanese women in Japan if they emigrate to the United States within ten years they’re up to here and if they hang around…


Nutritional Yeast for the Common Cold

natural immunomodulators something that can help regulate our immune system without side effects has been sought for centuries and all the while they’ve been sitting in the produce aisle plants produce thousands of active compounds many of which modulate our immune system enough to protect us from infection but we can’t forget the fungi mushrooms…


Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction

“Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction” Although the beneficial effects of caloric restriction on lifespan and health have been clearly demonstrated, it is difficult to implement such restrictions in our lives. In the classic Minnesota Starvation Study many of the volunteers suffered a preoccupation with food, constant hunger, binge eating, and lots of emotional and…