Tag: Sciences

Turmeric: A Hope for Stroke Patients

[MUSIC PLAYING] LESLIE RITTER; During ischemic stroke when a blood vessel is blocked, the tissue downstream of the blockage actually is affected, causing injury and death to just a portion of the brain. NARRATOR: Leslie Ritter, Professor at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and Coordinator for the Stroke Center At University Medical Center, wants to…


More than bread and beer: The National Collection of Yeast Cultures HD

Ok, so this is where we store our yeast. Forgive the background noise but in here there is a lot of machinery to keep the yeast and the machinery in here cool. So this is our liquid nitrogen storage facility. There is about 200 litres of liquid nitrogen in there and it holds the yeast…


Dietetics and Nutritional Science at Iowa State University

What is that? Dietetics…Couldn’t tell ya. I guess it kinda sounds like…. um… I guess the science of what you need to eat in order to be healthy? I don’t know. The chemicals behind what you’re putting in your body, the ability to fuel and build your body. Are you up future nutritional scientist? Nutrition…


World Food Programme: Improving Nutrition, Improving Lives

the United Nations World Food Program is the largest provider of food assistance in the world having the proportion of hungry people is at the top of the list of its Millennium Goals for the 21st century dsm the world’s leader in nutritional products for human health is an official partner of the World Food…


Good, Great, Bad, & Killer Fats

not all fats are bad though there are good fats the monounsaturated fats and nuts and avocados there are great fats the omega-3 fats and flax seeds and then there the bad fats the saturated fats found primarily in meat and dairy and finally the killer fats trans fats which are found only two places…