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Watch Your Portion Sizes ...of Protein
Too much protein is the same as too many calories. Katie Ferraro, registered dietitian, explains how the body stores excess protein.
From Fat-Free Diet to Weight Gain
Katie Ferraro, registered dietitian at the UCSF School of Nursing, discusses the consequences of fat-free trends.
UCSF's New Food Industry Documents Archive, Part 1
The UCSF Industry Documents Library (IDL) now includes the Food Industry Documents Archive, a brand new collection of over 30,000 documents related to the food industry and its impact on public health. Find out more about these documents that highlight marketing, research, and policy strategies used by food companies and trade groups, and reveal the communications and connections between industry, academic, and regulatory organizations. Part 1. Recorded on 11/15/2018.
Eating Beyond Nutritional Needs: Overeating and Binge Eating
Kerri Boutelle, PhD, joins David Granet, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P. to discuss eating habits that often result in obesity and the psychology behind it.
Taste Expectations: The Power of Words
The way food is described influences how it tastes and how much is eaten. Neuroscientist and science writer Darya Rose discusses how words influence experience.
"Added Fiber" Foods are Fiber Deficient
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.
The Face of Food Addiction: Living Through and Beyond
An increasing number of scientific studies suggest that food, like drugs or alcohol, can have addictive qualities. Food addiction is a disease which causes loss of control over the ability to stop eating certain foods. Three people share their personal experiences and how they came through. Recorded on 03/13/2018.
The Diet Trap: Why You Should Never Go on a Diet Again, and What To Do Instead
Millions attempt some form of diet yet only a small fraction achieve permanent weight loss. Neuroscientists and science writers Sandra Aamodt and Darya Rose suggest what you should do instead. Recorded on 03/27/2018.
Sleep, Inflammation, and Metabolism: Sleep-worthy Connections!
A sleepy brain is a hungry brain. Aric Prather explores the effect sleep loss has on our health and every day living. He looks at the relationship of sleep to metabolism and inflammatory disease. Recorded on 03/20/2018.
Supplementing Wisely - The Science Behind Optimal Metabolic Health and Nutrition
It's possible to be well-fed, but undernourished. Chris Kresser talks about the principles of supplementation and what you should consider. Recorded on 02/27/2018.
FoodGate: The Break-in, the Cover-up, and the Aftermath
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.
Macronutrients and Metabolic Health
Nutrition science is challenging and nutrition studies can be hard to assess. Rick Hecht explores how to look at studies so you can determine what information is important for you and your diet. Recorded on 02/27/2018.
Overeating, Cues and Conditioning
It is difficult to effectively manage our weight when the world around us is full of enticing and unhealthy options. Kerri Boutelle, PhD, joins David Granet, MD, to discuss how our minds become conditioned to overeat.
Food Insecurity and Chronic Disease
About one in eight households are food insecure, meaning that they have uncertain access to adequate food. UCSF's Dr. Hilary Seligman. a nationally recognized expert in food insecurity, discusses its health implications across the life course, the economic implications and what policy change is needed. Recorded on 11/28/2017.
Food is Medicine: The Krupp Endowed Fund at UC San Diego
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...
Food Insecurity, Stress, and Nutrition - Hunger for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity, 2017 COAST/SSEW Symposium
Expert panel explores the relation of food insecurity, stress and nutrition. Panelists: Janet Tomiyama, UCLA The Stigma of Obesity; Deborah Cohen, RAND Corporation Stress and Built Environments; Barbara Laraia, UC Berkeley Food Insecurity During Pregnancy; Annie Gupta, UCLA Stress, Food, and Reward System; Emeran Mayer, UCLA- Stress and Microbiome. Recorded on 10/25/2017.
Food Insecurity and Stress: From the Inside Out - Hunger for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity, 2017 COAST/SSEW Symposium
Cindy Leung explains the novel mechanism of stress in the relation between food insecurity and health. Food insecurity has direct negative effects on health from infancy into adulthood, most in importantly on cardiovascular health. Food insecurity is a also form of toxic stress that has negative psychological effects. Recorded on 10/25/2017.
Strategic Research in Preventing Hunger and Obesity - Hunger for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity, 2017 COAST/SSEW Symposium
Kelly Brownell explores why research doesn't get turned into policy and why perfect research may not create systemic change. He also explains why it is imperative for the growing population and for the environment that our research is effectively implemented to create change. Brownell is the Duke University Dean of the School of Public Policy. Recorded on 10/25/2017.
Food Insecurity's Impact on Mind, Body, and Economy: What Does It Cost Us, and How Should We Respond - Hunger for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity, 2017 COAST/SSEW Symposium
Dr. Hilary Seligman, explains how food insecurity impacts blood sugar, heart health, hospital admissions and obesity. She looks the economic implications of food insecurity and explores good models for response. Recorded on 10/25/2017.
The Future of Student Health: Igniting Evidence Based Action at Educational Institutions - Hunger for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity, 2017 COAST/SSEW Symposium
Laura Schmidt moderates a dynamic discussion focused on UC, Cal State Universities and California community college efforts to meet needs of students and process required for researchers and institutions to create multilevel change. Recorded on 10/25/2017.
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