Tag: energy

The Broccoli Receptor: Our First Line of Defense

[Music] our greatest exposure to the environment our body’s greatest interface with the outside world is not through our skin but through the lining of our gut which covers thousands of square feet and in our intestine all that separates us from the outside world is a single layer of cells 50 millionth of a…


How To Plan Your Race Or Sportive Nutrition With Asker Jeukendrup

– Hello and welcome to a very special edition of GCN’s How To… with Professor Asker Jeukendrup, who has very kindly agreed to give us some of more of his time after we did that ask with him. And we got loads of questions from people on how to really personalise their nutrition for their…


Cycling Nutrition Explained With Professor Jeukendrup | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

(bright pop music) – Welcome to a very special edition of Ask GCN with Professor Asker Jeukendrup, who is a world renowned expert on sports nutrition. He’s literally written the textbook on sports nutrition, so thanks for making time for us, Asker. – Thanks for having me. – Pretty busy guy. He’s a nutrition consultant…


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…


ATP & Respiration: Crash Course Biology #7

Oh, hello there. I’m at the gym. I don’t know why you’re here, but I’m going to do some pushups, so you can join me on the floor if you want. Now, I’m not doing this to show off or anything. I’m actually doing this for science. [pained grunt] You see what happened there? My…


Biological Molecules – You Are What You Eat: Crash Course Biology #3

Hello, and welcome to the kitchen. I wanted to invite you here today because last week we started off in my bathroom and kinda feel bad about that. And also because as I’m making lunch today I wanted to sort of use it as a lab. During this time in my kitchen I’m going to…


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…


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…


Are Fatty Foods Addictive?

the food industry like the tobacco companies and other drug lords have been able to come up with products that tap into that seam dopamine reward system why a picture of a cheeseburger rather than sugary soda pop well now we know fat have similar effects on the brain as well you feed some people…


Anti-inflammatory Diet for Depression

“Anti-inflammatory Diet for Depression” Depression affects more than 150 million people worldwide, making it a leading cause of losing healthy years of life as a result of disability. In fact by 2020, depression may be the second leading cause of healthy years of life lost, second only to heart disease. Why is depression so common?…