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Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0

Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0

Dr. Robert Lustig, UCSF Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, updates his very popular video “Sugar: The Bitter Truth.” He argues that sugar and processed foods are driving the obesity epidemic,…

Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not…

IGF Oncology

IGF Oncology

Insulin-like growth factors (IGF) 1 and 2 stimulate the development and progression of different types of cancer. This animation helps to educate and inform about the various pathways associated…

How Does Mercury Get Into Fish?

How Does Mercury Get Into Fish?

Doctors warn against eating too much fish because of the risk of ingesting mercury, but how does mercury get into fish in the first place? How Does Mercury Get…

Is Sugar a Drug?

Is Sugar a Drug?

Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) American sugar consumption: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db122.pdf http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/sugar-and-sweeteners-yearbo-tables.aspx#25512 http://www.usda.gov/factbo/chapter2.pdf Avena, Nicole M., Pedro Rada, and Bartley G. Hoebel. “Evidence for sugar addiction: behavioral…

All About LPS and Endotoxemia

All About LPS and Endotoxemia

LPS (aka “Endotoxin”) is a highly inflammatory molecule made by gram-negative bacteria in our guts. When you have dysbiosis (an imbalance between the good and the bad bacteria) LPS…

First European restaurant to serve cats

This restaurant serves cats. The La table suisse chef asks the question “Why do we eat some animals but not others?” The video has a surprise ending–keep watching!

Is Obesity A Choice? – How Your Body Works

Is Obesity A Choice? – How Your Body Works

Dr Simon Cork (Anglia Ruskin University, UK) explores the causes and associated risks of obesity. Transcript: People with obesity are often seen as lacking willpower. And since it became clear…

The genetic basis of obesity

The genetic basis of obesity

Obesity. It’s a global epidemic that now kills people than malnutrition. Physiologists work to unravel the causes of obesity and the genetic factors involved. Produced by Orinoco Communications…

New Study: Vegan Neanderthals?

New Study: Vegan Neanderthals?

A brand new study loing at the fossilized plaque of Neanderthals found some very veggie evidence. Was it plant-ed by vegan paleo-terrorists or were they themselves vegan paleos? Main…