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Reading Nutrition Facts Labels

[MUSIC] Many people are confused by the nutrition labels they see on packaged foods in the supermarket. Before we talk about some simple tips for reading those labels, it’s important to remember that some of the healthiest foods in the store, like fresh fruits and vegetables, or a filet of fish. These foods don’t need…


Plant Cells: Crash Course Biology #6

Plants are freaking great because they have this magical wizard power that allows them to take carbon dioxide out of the air and convert it into wonderful, fresh, pure, oxygen for us to breathe. They’re also way cooler than us because, unlike us and every other animal on the planet, they don’t require all kinds…


Sports Nutrition module – School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences

Sports nutrition is the study and practice of nutrition and diet as it relates to athletic performance. An optional module in Sports Nutrition is available in the third year for those studying single or joint honours in Sport & Exercise Sciences. The Sports Nutrition module builds on knowledge gained during the first and second years…


Fundamentals of Nutrients and the History of Nutrition

[MUSIC] In order to survive, the human organism needs to take in oxygen, water, and food. We can survive only about three minutes without air, three days without water, and three weeks without food. Because food is so important to our survival, it’s been studied extensively. And since 1827 when a British physician by the…