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Date: 11/17/2017
Vicky Newman, a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist with years of experience in dietary behavior change research, talks about the surprising health benefits of cholesterol.

Date: 11/10/2017
Vicky Newman, a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist recommends a 4:1 ratio for Omega-6 and Omega-3 intake. It is thought that following this ratio will reduce inflammation in the body and prevent against disease.

Date: 11/3/2017
Keynote talks at the 2017 Tibetan Medicine Conference on Mind-Body Health are presented here, including Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, of the Harvard Medical School who describes his research with natural products to prevent and treat Alzheimer's; Yumba of Lhasa on the Great Treasury of Tibetan Medical and Astronomical Texts; and Janet Gyatso of the Harvard Divinity School on the Challenges for the Study of Tibetan Medicine. Recorded on 10/06/2017.

Date: 11/3/2017
Three dynamic speakers present case studies on the value of Tibetan medicine in treating chronic illnesses, optimizing clinical outcomes and improving mind-body-spirt wellbeing. Lobsang Dhondup of the Tibetan Healing Center, Cynthia Husted, a clinical consultant in Integrative Functional Medicine and Paul J. Mills of UC San Diego delivered these plenary talks as part of the Tibetan Medicine Conference on Mind-Body Health held at Harvard in October, 2017. Recorded on 10/06/2017.

Date: 11/3/2017
This presentation continues the conversation on the value of Tibetan medicine in treating chronic diseases, optimizing clinical outcomes and improving mind-body-spirt wellbeing. Alejandro Chaoul of the Integrative Medicine Program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center joins scholar Mona Schrempf and anthropologist Tatiana Chudakova of Tufts University as part of the Tibetan Medicine Conference on Mind-Body Health held at Harvard in October, 2017. Recorded on 10/06/2017.

Date: 11/3/2017
Can (Martin) Zhang of Harvard Medical School leads off the panel with a detailed discussion of factors leading to Alzheimer's disease and the potential benefits of curcumin in treatment. He is followed by Rinchen Dhondrup of Qinghai University, who presents on treating chronic atrophic gastritis and Chenchen Wang of Tufts University who explains her work using Tibetan medicines and Tai Chi to treat rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and other chronic diseases as part of the Tibetan Medicine Conference on Mind-Body Health held at Harvard in October, 2017. Recorded on 10/06/2017.

Date: 10/27/2017
Vicky Newman, a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist shares dietary guidelines for Omega-3 fatty acid intake. From salmon, sardines and scallops learn how much seafood can benefit your health.

Date: 9/8/2017
The best-selling author and UCSF endocrinologist Dr. Robert Lustig explores how industry has contributed to a culture of addiction, depression and chronic disease. Always provocative, Lustig reveals the science that drive these states of mind and offers solutions we can use.

Date: 8/4/2017
Neurobiologist Dave Schubert, a Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies who built his career discovering drug treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, voices his concern about glyphosate, a suspected carcinogen contained in the popular weedkiller Roundup that is sprayed on GM corn and GM soy, as well as on non-GM plants including wheat.

Date: 6/23/2017
Marion Nestle, Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition at New York University, reflects on recent findings that show a decline in public consumption of soda. Nestle reflects upon the highly competitive food industry where profits are paramount and public health is not a priority.

Date: 6/5/2017
Diabetes complications include limb disorders. Find out about preventative measures for diabetic foot care, and diabetic amputation. Recorded on 03/16/2017.

Date: 5/15/2017
Veteran labor activist Dolores Huerta joins food journalist Rose Hayden-Smith and others for an animated discussion on why food insecurity still exists in many communities and what is being done to increase access to healthy, organic food. Farmers, healthcare providers and urban planners bring their insights to this conversation as they share stories of connecting people with the food they need to thrive. This program is the fifth in a Future Thought Leaders series on food sustainability presented by the Berry Good Food Foundation. Convened by BGFF Founder Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach, speakers include Daron "Farmer D" Joffe of Coastal Roots Farm, Dave Murphy of Food Democracy Now!, Paul Watson of the Global Action Research Center, Fernando SaƱudo of the Vista Community Clinic and Jillian Barber of Sharp HealthCare.

Date: 5/8/2017
Neurobiologist Dave Schubert, a Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies who built his career discovering drug treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, warns of potentially harmful health effects of the herbicides that are sprayed on genetically modified (GM) foods. In this conversation with Paul J. Mills of UC San Diego, Dr. Schubert details his concerns about glyphosate, a suspected carcinogen contained in the popular weedkiller Roundup that is sprayed on GM corn and GM soy, as well as on non-GM plants including wheat. He also dispels what he describes as six myths about the value of genetically modified foods, including that they increase yield and are less damaging to the environment than organic products.

Date: 3/3/2017
Rob Knight explores the unseen microbial world that exists literally right under our noses -- and everywhere else on (and in) our bodies. He discusses the important influence the microbiome may have on the aging process and many end-of-life diseases.

Date: 12/12/2016
In the fourth installment of the Future Thought Leaders series, nationally prominent chefs, fishermen, academics, and activists call on consumers to choose local species of fish when possible to protect the long-term vitality of harvested seafood and the well-being of the oceans. This series was presented by the Berry Good Food Foundation.

Date: 11/25/2016
The microbiome has great impact on your health. But as Rob Knight of UC San Diego demonstrates, the good news you have the power to alter it. Learn more about microbiome discoveries, synthetic microbes, what a healthy microbiome looks like and how the Human Microbiome Project is making this happen. Recorded on 09/10/2016.

Date: 9/23/2016
Dr. Mimi Guarneri compares two commonly caffeinated beverages, stressing the importance of buying organic coffee beans and highlighting the numerous health benefits several cups of tea a day could bring.

Date: 9/23/2016
A profile of Rob Knight, recipient of the 2015 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science for his work to understand the human microbiome and its role in human health. Recorded on 06/20/2016.

Date: 9/16/2016
Dr. Mimi Guarneri, President of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, explains the importance of probiotics to your total health, and speculates about the future of microbiome-related medicine.

Date: 9/16/2016
Dr. Mimi Guarneri explains the numerous health concerns of excess Visceral Adipose Tissue (VAT or body fat), shows which body type is generally the most at risk, and presents an easy way to test your risk level.

Date: 9/16/2016
Studies have shown that the vast majority of people d not intake enough vitamin D day-to day. So how much is enough? Dr. Robert Heaney ges over how much of the critical vitamin seems to be physiologically adequate.

Date: 9/12/2016
Food waste in the United States is at an all-time high. More than 40 percent of all edible food is tossed out each year and half of that is fresh but slightly imperfect produce. What to do? A panel of experts convened by Kitchens for Good and the Berry Good Food Foundation explores how to reverse this trend by connecting suppliers with those who will benefit most from increased access to healthy foods. This is the third of four programs presented by the Future Thought Leaders series.

Date: 9/9/2016
Thirty years ago, our internal regulatory systems were much more capable of preventing obesity and overeating than they are now. Dr. Robert Lustig wonders what happened to produce this change, and why we are now in less control of our impulses.

Date: 9/9/2016
Katie Ferraro speaks on the various benefits a diet high in fiber can provide as well as where to find this fiber on the food pyramid.

Date: 9/2/2016
Elissa Epel explains what a telomere is, what it does, and why it's important to protect them from excessive stress.
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