Diet Doctor Podcast #23 — Dr. Jason Fung, MD

#1Welcome to the Diet Doctor podcast.Today it is my pleasure to be joined by Dr. Jason Fung, from the IDM program.Now Jason has been revolutionary in his use of intermittent fastingto treat obesity and to treat diabetes and in this discussion we cover a lot of thatbut we take it a little bit further and […]

Sugar is Not a Treat | Jody Stanislaw | TEDxSunValley

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de VenTake a few moments to think about your most vital organs in your body,those organs that you cannot live without.Okay, got them?Excellent.You probably thought about your heart.I bet “brain” popped into your mind.Lungs.But did any of you think, “My pancreas, I can’t live without my pancreas”?I’m assuming most […]

15 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Brainy Dose Presents:15 Signs You’re Eating TOO MUCH SugarSugar is sweet and delicious; and it triggers the pleasure sensors in our brains – but eatingtoo much of it, can result in scary health risks.And while it may seem easy to rid yourself of foods with high sugar values – like cakeor candy – there are […]

Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces

“Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces” In the U.S. we tend to get less than 20 grams of fiber a day, only about half the minimum recommended intake. But in populations where many of our deadliest diseases are practically unknown — in rural China and rural Africa — they’re eating huge amounts of […]

More Than an Apple a Day: Preventing Our Most Common Diseases

“More Than an Apple a Day: Preventing Our Most Common Diseases” In my annual presentation last year, I ran through the 15 leading causes of death, exploring the latest science on the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing some of our top 15 killers. Or, if you remember actually, our top […]

Fiona Godlee: Panel discussion on “Low carb high fat diets: Public controversies and opportunities”

We’ve been given a very non-controversial topic of low carb, high fat diets.Because you’ve heard from four of our panel, I’m going to give Sarah, who you haven’t yetmet, a first chance to introduce herself and to give us five minutes, Sarah, on your pitch,and then I’m going to ask each of the remaining panel […]

Why is it so Easy to be Thin in Japan?

If you’ve ever been Japan, you may have noticed that it’s really hard to find anobese Japanese person.In the United States, it’s quite a different story.The rate of obesity among adults in America is on average around 30% whereas the Japanobesity rate is only 3.5%.But what makes the weight of people in these two countries […]

Did the Food Pyramid Make Us Fat? | Freethink Wrong

– In 1988 Oprah pulled out a red wagon fullof greasy animal fat to show her audiencehow much weight she had lost.It was pretty gross.But it became her highest rated episode ever.Back then fat was the enemy.It was increasingly being seen as the root causebehind America’s steady rise in obesity and diabetes.So when the food […]

[Preview] Saving lives and healthcare dollars — John Schoonbee, MD

So, why should nutrition matter to us?Here, you can see cause of death in different regions around the world,Europe at the bottom, the Americas are the second group over thereand then you can see these pie charts.And when you look at the pie charts, when I saw this for the first time,it worried me because […]

Butter Makes Your Pants Fall Off

Did you know Butter can make your pants fall off?Neither did I until I started eating butter and cream and bacon and eggs and Fatty cutsof chicken cooked in good old fashioned lard.I lost 145 pounds in 14 months, eating Butter made my size 54 pants fall offHello, my name is Bob, I’m fifty years […]