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Vitamin A Supports Vision, Immune Function And Skin Health

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that has many functions in the body. It helps iron incorporate into red blood cells, which helps the body with proper oxygenation. It is essential for an effective immune system because 1) it helps with the integrity of skin and mucosa, and 2) Vitamin A supports the production and…


Ruminant Nutrition: Dr. Paul Cusacks’ Expert Opinion

I’m Dr Paul Cusack. I’ve been a production animal veterinarian for longer than I’d like. I have post-graduate training at Masters and PhD level in ruminant nutrition and I work with a consultancy business based in Cowra NSW throughout the eastern states of Australia the key to achieving high levels of production in ruminants is…


Diet Tips from a Psychiatrist: Reconsider Supplements and Eat Real Food | Drew Ramsey

A lot of people like to talk about multivitamins and how they’re an insurance policy. And it’s always confused me as a doctor. Do you really think there’s an insurance policy for not eating well or not exercising or moving your body or not living in a compassionate and peaceful way? There’s no insurance policy…


The ABCs of Vitamins | HealthiNation

I’m Lynn Goldstein, a Registered Dietitian. Sometimes “13” is a lucky number, That s because there are 13 vitamins that are essential to your health: Vitamins A, C, D, E, K and the B vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, vitamin B-6, vitamin B-12 and folate). Your body uses all of these for a…


Johny Johny Yes Papa | Educational | Honesty | Nutrition

Baby Joy Joy Baby Joy Joy Johny Johny Yes Papa Johny, Johny? Yes, Papa? Eating sugar? No, Papa. Are you sure? Yes, Papa. Open wide. Ahh ahh ahh. Johny, Johny. Yes, Papa? Eating cake? No, Papa. Are you sure? Yes, Papa. Open wide. Ahh ahh ahh. Johny, Johny? Yes, Papa? Eating cookies? No, Papa. Are…


Macrominerals: The Seven Major Minerals of Human Nutrition

Minerals are central to human nutrition and are a part of uncountable functions in our bodies. There are certain minerals that are found in greater abundance in the body, and these are called macrominerals. Although we don’t yet have one standard definition of what makes a mineral a macromineral, there are seven minerals that are…


Media Prep

In order to grow, cells need very specific environmental conditions food, energy, proper temperature and humidity. When growing cells in the lab we have to create these conditions using culture media. Solid culture media is a mixture of agar and nutrients poured into petri dishes. In this exercise we’ll demonstrate the steps for preparing brain…


Joel Cohen: An Introduction to Demography (Malthus Miffed: Are People the Problem?)


My name is Joel Cohen I’m Professor of Populations at the Rockefeller University and at Columbia University in New York City.   My background is partially in public health and partially in applied mathematics. WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY DEMOGRAPHY? Why should you consider taking a course in demography in college? 

You will be growing up…


What If You Never Ate Meat?

These days, it seems like everyone has an opinion on whether eating meat is good or bad for you. After all, it’s thought that meat is what helped you humans evolve into, well, humans. Still, vegetarians swear by tofu, veggie burgers and whatever tempeh is, but taste aside, can your body function properly without meat?…