Tag: microbiome

Is the Secret to Superhuman Performance in Your Gut? | The Swim

Long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte and the crew of Seeker are on a mission to bring attention to changing ocean ecosystems. But along the way, Ben’s internal ecosystem will change too, presenting scientists with a unique opportunity to show just how much our environment affects the millions of microbes swimming within us. JARRAD: The human microbiome…


Why are people so Healthy in Japan?

When it comes to health, weight of course is not everything, but since there are so many health complications from being overweight or obese, it’s safe to say that Japan with an obesity rate of 3.5% is generally healthier than America with an obesity rate of 30%. Japan isn’t perfect, it has found itself on…


Carnivore Diet: Why would it work? What about Nutrients and Fiber?

Recently the “carnivore diet” has become quite popular, thanks in part to the famous University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson, as well as his daughter Mikhaila having used this meat-only diet to alleviate certain health issues “and she said to me quit eating greens and I thought Oh, really?! I’m eating cucumbers, lettuce, broccoli, and…


MY VITAMIN AND SUPPLEMENT ROUTINE As A DIETITIAN | What Supplements Should I Take?

hello and welcome back to this channel my name is Corine and I’m a registered dietitian in today’s video we’ll be discussing what supplements I choose to take and why I take them. It is not saying that I believe that everybody needs to take them or that you need to take them, it’s just…


Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces


Flashback Friday: Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden

“Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden” The total surface area of our gut is maybe 3,000 square feet, counting all the little folds, larger than a tennis court, yet only a single layer of cells separates our inner core from the outer chaos. The primary fuel that keeps this critical cell layer alive is a short-chain…


Dietary Supplement Practicum 2018–Emerging Science: The Microbiome and Nutrition

>>Barbara Sorkin: I’m Barbara Sorkin from Office of Dietary Supplements and it’s my great pleasure this morning to introduce the first speaker. First, my Office of Dietary Supplements colleague, Dr. Cindy Davis. Cindy received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and her PhD in Nutrition from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a minor…


Eating More to Weigh Less

“Eating More to Weigh Less” What happens if you have people add fruit to their regular diet? Three apples or three pears a day as snacks between meals on top of whatever else they were eating. Fruit is low in calories, but not zero, so if you add food to people’s diets, even healthy foods…


Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance

“Getting Starch to Take the Path of Most Resistance” Resistant starch wasn’t discovered until 1982. Before that we thought all starch could be digested by the digestive enzymes in our small intestine. Subsequent studies confirmed that there are indeed starches that resist digestion and end up in our large intestine where they can then feed…


Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO

“Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO” Metabolomics is a term used to describe the measurement of multiple metabolites in biological specimens like bodily fluids with the goal of identifying molecular signatures. For example, if you compared the metabolic profile of those with severe heart disease to those with clean arteries maybe we could come…