Fast food, Fat profits Obesity in America

  July 2015 Fast Food, Fat Profits gives a quick overview of what’s wrong with the US food industry, and how its inherent design virtually guarantees a sick, overweight population. From food deserts and cheap fast food to soda that’s marketed directly to children...

Globesity: Fat’s New Frontier

  July 2012 Obesity is no longer just a rich country’s problem. It’s now taken hold in poor and emerging countries and is rapidly developing into an insurmountable health crisis. Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers are on the march in...

We Are What We Eat: The Food Documentary

  May 2015 We Are What We Eat: The Food Documentary – Documentary Channel Junk food is meals including high levels of calories from sweets or fat with little protein, vitamins or minerals. In spite of being labeled as “junk,” such foods...

Learn the Facts about Sugar – How Sugar Impacts your Health

  May 2015 Visit: http://www.uctv.tv Sugar Science experts from UCSF share the latest research findings on sugar and its impact on health. Panelists: Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, MSW, MPH; Dean Schillinger, MD; and Cristin E. Kearns, DDS, MBA. The speakers make up the...

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...

Microbiome Madness – March 2015 Functional Forum

  March 2015 This 90 minute live show from NYC features some of the rising stars in the field of understanding and treating the microbiome, our forgotten organ. Hear from Dr. Vincent Pedre MD, Raphael Kellman MD, Kristine Gedroic MD and Stephen Holt...

Friends with Benefits: The Human Microbiome

  March 2013 From birth on, we encounter and become home to hundreds of microbial species. In fact, the 100 trillion bacterial cells inside us outnumber our cells ten to one and bring eight million bacterial genes to cohabitate with our 22,000 genes. This...