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From Nutrients To Food

Our food choices and preferences, and our idea of what is or is not food, are strongly determined by social and cultural influences. Let me show you some of the things I normally eat in Italy, and that I like a lot. This is a horse steak, pretty common in Europe. This is a steak…

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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 an obese 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 Japan obesity rate is only 3.5%. But what makes the weight of…

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Fundamentals of Nutrients and the History of Nutrition

[MUSIC] In order to survive, the human organism needs to take in oxygen, water, and food. We can survive only about three minutes without air, three days without water, and three weeks without food. Because food is so important to our survival, it’s been studied extensively. And since 1827 when a British physician by the…

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6 Ways to Maximize Nutrient Absorption

6 Ways to Maximize Nutrient Absorption From a young age, we are taught to eat our fruits and vegetables for our health and wellbeing. This is true since the body depends on the nutrients found in whole foods in order to function properly. However, even with a healthy, balanced diet, it’s important that you maximize…

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How Does Cooking Affect Nutrients in Veggies?

Everyone’s all about eating healthy these days. What has more nutrients? Is this kale free range? Is butter a carb? Today we’re going to help you out and let you know how to get the most nutrients from your veggies. Vegetables are awesome for you because they’re chock full of essential vitamins that we need,…

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