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Why Genetically Engineered Foods Should be Labeled: Gary Hirshberg at TEDxManhattan 2013

it feels preposterous and maybe even embarrassing to stand here twenty thirteen to say to you that we have the right to know what’s in our food that’s exactly what i want to talk about tonight and i want to speak about the fact that the U.S. does not mandate labelling of genetically engineered organisms…


It’s What’s Inside | DuPont Nutrition & Health

Every day, the world’s population increases. And every day, the demand for more nutritious, safer and more convenient food increases as well. Meeting this demand, and doing so in a sustainable way is what DuPont Nutrition and Health is all about. Because what goes into the foods that people eat, the beverages they drink and…


How to Create a Nutrition Facts Label from a Recipe

How to Create a Nutrition Facts Label I am going to show you in this video how to make a nutrition fact label with the help of Shop’NCook software. Here is a recipe for Crab Louis salad. Shop’NCook software computes automatically the nutritional information. Getting an accurate nutritional analysis is the subject of another video,…


Joel Cohen: An Introduction to Demography (Malthus Miffed: Are People the Problem?)


My name is Joel Cohen I’m Professor of Populations at the Rockefeller University and at Columbia University in New York City.   My background is partially in public health and partially in applied mathematics. WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY DEMOGRAPHY? Why should you consider taking a course in demography in college? 

You will be growing up…


All About Nutrition and Food Science

[ Music ]>>So the HNFS Department, Human Nutritional and Food Science Department, is really broken into two main categories. You have FST, which is Food Science Technology, and then you have Nutritional Science.>>So Food Science is a major which is processing, packaging, sensory, all the things you do in between when you harvest the food…


Feeding Nine Billion Video 1: Introducing Solutions to the Global Food Crisis by Dr. Evan Fraser

hello my name is Evan Fraser and I work at the University of Guelph in Ontario Canada mostly what I do is to try and understand one of the biggest issues facing our world over the next 50 years how can we feed 9 billion people to start let’s consider two images the first shows…


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…


The Way We Think About Sugar Is Going To Change

Okay, so I’m going into the HowStuffWorks kitchen area. Let’s see Cherry Coke. 42 grams of sugar in a Cherry Coke. How about Mountain Dew? 46 grams in a can of Mountain Dew. OK. I’m one of those weird people who likes to look at the nutrition facts label on food, and something that’s always…


This Farm of the Future Uses No Soil and 95% Less Water

NARRATOR: You can’t see it on the outside, but this old industrial neighborhood is an agricultural oasis. Inside this former laser tag arena, about 250 kinds of leafy greens are growing in huge quantities, to be sold to local supermarkets and restaurants. This is AeroFarms, a massive indoor vertical farm in Newark, New Jersey. DAVID…


What If You Never Ate Meat?

These days, it seems like everyone has an opinion on whether eating meat is good or bad for you. After all, it’s thought that meat is what helped you humans evolve into, well, humans. Still, vegetarians swear by tofu, veggie burgers and whatever tempeh is, but taste aside, can your body function properly without meat?…