Sugar and Health — The Sweet, the Sour, and the Sticky!

  March 2015 Presented by the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program. We will examine the role of sugar in our food supply, how sugar in the diet affects our health, and the many controversies surrounding this nutrient. Speaker: Alison Ryan, RD, MS, CSO,...

Is a Calorie a Calorie? Processed Food, Experiment Gone Wrong

  April 2015 The Modern American Table: Is a Calorie a Calorie? We’ve all heard the dictate that a calorie is a calorie regardless of its source. But are all foods truly created equal in terms of how they affect our health and weight? Given the barrage of...

Gut Bacteria Burn Fat, Thrive on Real Food – Gerard Mullin, MD

  June 2015 Gastroenterologist, nutritionist, and top authority on the gut microbiome, Dr. Gerry Mullin shares his cutting-edge approach to rebalancing metabolism by reducing the fat-forming bacteria in the gut and reseeding it with fat-burning bacteria. In this...

Gut bacteria and mind control: to fix your brain, fix your gut!

  May 2015 Prof. Simon Carding, Leader of the Gut Health and Food Safety Research Programme, Institute of Food Research and Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia, describes our current understanding of the human gut and its relationship with its...

13. Gut Health and IBS, Barbarra O’Neill

  January 2016 Digestion is a mighty important process where food starts to break down in the mouth and ends after the nutrients have been adsorbed, in the gastro-intestinal tract. The stomach is an acid environment. It’s a chemical breakdown of the food...