Promoting Health and Preventing Disease with Optimal Nutrition

Over the last two centuries, extraordinary progress in medicine, hygiene and technologygave us the gift of living much longer lives than our ancestors. But as things are rightnow, unfortunately, for many of us, and the people who care for us, living a longer lifeis less of a gift and more of a burden, since the […]

Vitamin A: Steps in Light Detection – Biochemistry | Lecturio

Now, as I said, this is a complicated process.So first, I’m going to step you through a descriptionof what happens inside of the eye cell.And then I’ll show a representation about what’s actually occurring.The first step in the process involves absorption of a photon of lightby the 11-cis retinal that’s contained in the opsin.Now, if […]

BASICS – DRIVEN CASEIN™ 100% Micellar Casein

(rock music)– Driven Casein is 100% micellar caseinthat just means it has all five micelles.Basically what it means, it’s the highest grade,highest digesting, and highest bioavailableform of casein on the market.As you start exercising moreyou’re gonna need to find ways to increaseyour protein intake so your body can repairand recover itself.One of the easiest ways […]

Biological Molecules – You Are What You Eat: Crash Course Biology #3

Hello, and welcome to the kitchen. I wanted to invite you here today because last weekwe started off in my bathroom and kinda feel bad about that. And also becauseas I’m making lunch today I wanted to sort of use it as a lab. During this time in mykitchen I’m going to talk to you […]

Biological Molecules – You Are What You Eat: Crash Course Biology #3

Hello, and welcome to the kitchen. I wanted to invite you here today because last weekwe started off in my bathroom and kinda feel bad about that. And also becauseas I’m making lunch today I wanted to sort of use it as a lab. During this time in mykitchen I’m going to talk to you […]

Biological Molecules – You Are What You Eat: Crash Course Biology #3

Hello, and welcome to the kitchen. I wanted to invite you here today because last weekwe started off in my bathroom and kinda feel bad about that. And also becauseas I’m making lunch today I wanted to sort of use it as a lab. During this time in mykitchen I’m going to talk to you […]

Biological Molecules – You Are What You Eat: Crash Course Biology #3

Hello, and welcome to the kitchen. I wanted to invite you here today because last weekwe started off in my bathroom and kinda feel bad about that. And also becauseas I’m making lunch today I wanted to sort of use it as a lab. During this time in mykitchen I’m going to talk to you […]

Vitamin A: Introduction – Biochemistry | Lecturio

In this lecture, I’m going to describe vitamins D and A,two of the fat-soluble vitaminsand some of the very different functions that each one has.Now, vitamins D and A, as I said, are fat-soluble vitamins.They are important in the case of vitamin A for vision.In the case of vitamin D, for calcium metabolism.But that’s not […]

The Energy Balance in Nutrition

To recharge my phone, all I need to do is plug it into an electrical outlet. If I wereto put my fingers in the electrical socket, however, all I would accomplish is riskingan electrocution. As we already learned, our only option to ‘recharge’ ourself is eatingfood. Every day we need to spend energy to stay […]

Metabolism & Nutrition, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #36

I weigh about 80 kilograms.Most of that, let’s say 64 percent, is water — though you can’t tell by looking.I mean, as organisms go, I like to think that I look fairly solid.After water, the next largest proportion of me is protein, about 16% — not just in mymuscles, but also in things like the […]