Tag: processed foods

Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery


Liquid Calories: Do Smoothies Lead to Weight Gain?

“Liquid Calories- Do Smoothies Lead to Weight Gain?” A famous study in 2000 compared the impact of soda versus jellybeans. They had people add 28 extra spoonfuls of sugar to their daily diet in the form of jellybeans or soda pop. Then they measured how many calories they ate over the rest of the day…


Healthy Processed Food Choices! – Mind Over Munch

Hey munchies! Hehe I have done a few videos now sharing unhealthy processed foods or debunking healthy ones and I got so many comments saying “okay I get that these are ideal choices but what processed snacks can I have?” So today I am sharing five of my favorite healthier processed snack foods. Of course…


Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity

“Plant-Based Diets for Improved Mood and Productivity” A 2014 systematic review and meta-analysis of dietary patterns and depression concluded that a healthy diet pattern was significantly associated with the reduced odds of depression. But out of the 21 studies they could find in the medical literature, they were only able to find one randomized controlled…


Nutrition Without Calories

“Nutrition without Calories” So, essentially, we can group foods into one of four categories. There’s stuff that’s nutritious—but has calories—in the upper right; calories, but no nutrition—junk food; and then, there’s stuff with neither calories nor nutrition. Is there anything that’s nutritious, but doesn’t add any calories? Well, there’s water. That’s good for you, and…


Trans Fat In Meat And Dairy

“Trans Fat in Meat and Dairy” Trans fats are bad, increasing one’s risk of heart disease sudden death and diabetes, even perhaps aggression. Trans fat intake has been associated with overt aggressive behavior impatience and irritability Trans Fats are basically only found one place in nature animal fat. The food industry however found a way…


Don’t Wait Until Your Doctor Kicks the Habit

[Music] when famed surgeon Michael DeBakey was asked why his studies published back in the 30s linking smoking and lung cancer simply ignored he had to remind people what it was like back then we were a smoking society was in the movies it was everywhere medical meetings were one heavy haze of smoke smoking…


What are the Healthiest Foods?

the latest Dietary Guidelines the 2015 guidelines won’t be out probably until January 2016 have a chapter on food components to reduce but when they say things like reduce intake of solid fats major sources of saturated and trans fatty acids what does that mean in terms of which foods to reduce similarly there’s a…


Sodium and Autoimmune Disease: Rubbing Salt in the Wound?

millions suffer from asthma attacks triggered by exercise within five minutes of starting exercising people can get short of breath start coughing and wheezing such that lung function significantly drops but on a high salt diet the attack is even worse whereas on a low salt diet there’s hardly a significant drop in function at…


Finally a LEGIT Nutrition Study! | Wednesday Checkup

– Yeah, yeah, yeah, processed foods are bad for us. But do you know why? A new study seems to answer that question and that’s what we’re talking about on this week’s Wednesday Checkup. (beeping) (mellow music) Researchers and doctors like myself really do advocate to limit the amount of processed foods that we eat…