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Feeding Our Future: Family Nutrition and the Obesity Epidemic with Maya Adam

So I just wanna begin by telling you that I’m also a Stanford alum. And as was already mentioned by Harsha, I came to Stanford after a ten year career in this professional ballet. I think my parents were absolutely horrified. They’re both academics, they could not understand what have gone wrong that I had…


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…


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…