Fresh Wrap Ep 04: Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut – recent research roundup

RICARDO COSTA: Hi everybody. We’re here to discuss some current findings and updates in the area of excise gastroenterology. Myself and Steph going to be taking you through four key areas that our research team have now contributed to. One will be just recapping on the formats. Another one we’re looking at the gut microbiome. Then we’ll go […]

Carbs vs Fat in the Diet – Kevin Hall, NIH

>>I’m Dr. Kevin Hall. I’m at the National Institute of Diabetes Digestive and Kidney Disease, here in the National Institutes of Health. And my research is primarily regarding how does the body adapt to different diets, and in particular the macronutrients of the diet; that is the carbohydrate, the fat and the protein. What happens when we manipulate […]

A Mom Tried Keto Diet For 30 Days. This Is What Happened When Things Went Wrong.

A mom tried keto diet for 30 days. Things went wrong for her, just weeks after starting it. This is what happened, to her pancreas. JC is a 32 year old woman, presenting to the emergency room with progressively worsening speech, vision, and strength. She opens her mouth to speak to the admitting nurse, but the words don’t […]

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch

Translator: Mayumi Oiwa-Bungard Reviewer: Queenie Lee In 1847, a physician by the name of Semmelweis advised that all physicians wash their hands before touching a pregnant woman, in order to prevent childbed fever. His research showed that you could reduce the mortality rates from septicemia, from 18% down to 2%, simply through washing your hands with chlorinated lime. […]

The Evolution of Bacteria on a “Mega-Plate” Petri Dish (Kishony Lab)

So what we ended up building was basically a Petri dish, except that it’s 2 feet by 4 feet. And the way we set it up is that there are nine bands, and at the base of each of these bands we put a normal Petri-dish-thick agar with different amounts of antibiotic. On the outside there’s no antibiotic; […]

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