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Date: 11/5/2018
John Fagan, Chief Scientist and CEO of Health Research Institute, discusses the effects of a healthy or poor diet on physiology and gene expression.

Date: 6/15/2018
In collaboration with the UC San Diego Center for Integrative Nutrition, the Berry Good Food Foundation convenes a panel of experts to discuss the rise of comprehensive medicine and nutritional healing to treat chronic disease and maintain general well-being.

Date: 6/5/2018
Processed foods with "added fiber" are fiber deficient. You can't fix health until you fix the diet. You can't fix the diet until you know what's wrong. Endocrinologist Robert Lustig talks the benefits of a whole food diet, with an emphasis on fiber intake, as opposed to processed foods.

Date: 5/4/2018
You can't fix healthcare until you fix health. You can't fix health until you fix the diet. You can't fix the diet until you know what's wrong. Endocrinologist Robert Lustig, Dentist Cristen Kearns and Health Policy Expert Laura Schmidt explore how the US food system is going wrong.

Date: 1/19/2018
Food is medicine. That insight inspired the late rancher and developer Dick Krupp to endow one of the largest funds of its kind to support integrative nutrition research at UC San Diego. As Gordon Saxe, MD, the director of UCSD's Center for Integrative Nutrition and others explain, the Krupp-funded projects focus on how diet and natural therapeutics can help reduce or cure common health problems. Among the projects featured feeding cancer patients congee, a grain-based porridge to ease the side effects of chemotherapy, a study led by Caitlin Costello, MD, of the Moores Cancer Center. Also, Sanjay Agarwal, MD, looks at the impact of a healthy diet on women who suffer from endometriosis. And finally, Robert Weinreb, MD, the director of the Shiley Eye Institute, introduces a new field of medicine called Integrative Ophthalmology. All agree: what you eat matters!

Date: 12/15/2017
Vicky Newman, a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist shares dietary guidelines for Omega-3 fatty acid intake, particularly for a vegetarian diet. From flaxseeds, walnuts, avocados and spinach learn what plant sources can fulfill recommended omega-3 fatty acid requirements.

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 disease.

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: 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: 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 drives 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 Sañudo 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
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: 9/23/2016
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: 9/16/2016
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.
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