Tag: carbohydrate

Does Microwaving Food Destroy Its Vitamins?

[♪ INTRO] The microwave is a marvelous invention. It’s a quick, convenient way to heat up plenty of foods, from frozen dinners to leftover soup. But that makes a lot of people question how good it is for you: do microwaves change the nutritional value of food? The short answer is: yes, they do. But…


Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Survivorship | T. Colin Campbell, PhD (2007)

8:30, First speaker is minimizing prostate cancer through diet. T. Colin Campbell, who is emeritus professor of nutritional science at Cornell University in Ithaca. Dr. Campbell is the author of “The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-Term Health.” His principal scientific interests, which begins with his graduate training in the late…


Pre-Ride Nutrition | Emma’s Carrot Cake Porridge

(guitar music) (knife chopping) (sizzling) – How would you like to make porridge that tastes like cake? Yep, this is the next in the series of nutritional videos of oat cuisine, based on oats. This is gonna be carrot cake porridge, yum. (relaxing music) This recipe is super simple and easy to make. You need…


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…


Counting Carbohydrates Using a Food Label – Diabetes Center for Children at CHOP

>>READING FOOD LABELS CAN BE CONFUSING, BUT YOU ONLY NEED TO LOOK AT A FEW KEY POINTS ON THE LABEL WHEN CARBOHYDRATE COUNTING. THE NUTRITION FACTS CAN BE FOUND ON THE SIDE OR THE BACK OF THE FOOD PACKAGE. FIRST, YOU NEED TO LOOK AT THE SERVING SIZE, WHICH IS LISTED AT THE TOP OF…


What Do Professional Cyclists Really Eat? | Nutrition Insights With Nigel Mitchell

– Grand tours are phenomenal feats of endurance and physical exertion, and they place huge demands on the riders that race them. On the one hand, the athletes need plenty of fuel to get them ’round the three and a half thousand kilometers, at an average speed of over 25 miles per hour. But on…


How To Fuel For Cycling | Bike Ride Nutrition Explained

– Nutrition and training go together however if you have one without the other, you’re not going to get the desire effects and ultimately, you’re not going to get fitter, stronger, and faster. After all, we are all aspiring to be better and more well-rounded cyclists. (playful electronic music) Right, let’s start off with a…


Why is Nutrition Science so Complicated?

Consider the following sequence of events: -In 1945, an 82 day long battle between US Marine and Army forces and the Imperial Japanese Army was fought in the prefecture of Okinawa. This battle was considered one of the bloodiest in the pacific and resulted in the death of almost 150,000 Okinawans, roughly a third of…


Biomolecules (Updated)

Captioning is on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right! Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and on Facebook. I want you to think for a moment about your very favorite food. What is it? Pizza? Macaroni and cheese? Chicken Salad? Sushi? Well we all have different food preferences, but food is a…


Sugar: Hiding in plain sight – Robert Lustig

Sugar is playing hide and seek with you. You’d think it would be pretty easy for you to win, considering all the sugar in sodas, ice cream, candy, and big white bags labeled sugar. People get about half of their added sugars from those drinks and treats, so it might seem like sugar is hiding…