What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s | Lisa Genova

What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s | Lisa Genova

How many people here would like to live to be at least 80 years old? Yeah. I think we all have this hopeful expectation of living into old age. Let’s project out into the future, to your future “you’s,” and let’s imagine that we’re all 85. Now, everyone look at two people. One of you […]

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The truth about coconut oil (Marketplace)

The truth about coconut oil (Marketplace)

[♪♪] [Asha] We’re setting up shop to talk to shoppers about a big health trend, coconut oil. What kind of cooking oil do you use? I do often shop for olive oil and coconut oil. At home, I use a lot of coconut oil. As a matter of fact, I’m from the Caribbean so we […]

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What’s the Best Position to Sleep in? Do we even need a Pillow?

What’s the Best Position to Sleep in? Do we even need a Pillow?

Will the real Randy Gardner please stand up? In 1964, high school student Randy Gardner successfully stayed awake for 11 days and 24 minutes, setting the world record for the longest a human has gone without sleep. Over the several days awake, Gardner experienced everything from mood changes, memory lapses, random hallucinations to temporarily losing […]

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HOW to quit Sugar & Unhealthy Habits

HOW to quit Sugar & Unhealthy Habits

Almost everyone understand that Sugar isn’t particularly good for you and may feel guilty whenever having sweets or candy. This wasn’t always the case, sugar used to be advertised as just a source of quick energy, and even as a means for losing weight. “Mmm, another thing – the cold crisp taste of Coke is […]

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How Can Something Have Zero Calories?

How Can Something Have Zero Calories?

This episode of Dnews is brought to you by Domain.com. Zero-calorie foods are all the rage these days – but are they REALLY zero calories? And is it even possible for a food to HAVE zero calories? Hey guys, Tara here for Dnews – and I’m sure a lot of you out there drink diet […]

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Carbs vs Fat in the Diet – Kevin Hall, NIH

Carbs vs Fat in the Diet – Kevin Hall, NIH

>>I’m Dr. Kevin Hall. I’m at the National Institute of Diabetes Digestive and Kidney Disease, here in the National Institutes of Health. And my research is primarily regarding how does the body adapt to different diets, and in particular the macronutrients of the diet; that is the carbohydrate, the fat and the protein. What happens […]

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Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

[ ♪INTRO ] When it comes to physical health, mountains of evidence will tell you that a healthy diet is important. And it is. But a growing body of research is showing that diet is important for mental health, too. And before you click away, no, I’m not about to show you 10 superfoods to […]

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What’s the Deal with Gluten?

What’s the Deal with Gluten?

So you’re binge-watching the Great British Bake-Off and you see this. And then you open twitter and you see this. So what gives? Is gluten good, or is gluten bad? Do you want it in your food, or don’t you? If you KNEAD an explanation, we’ve got your PROOF right here. Gluten isn’t a monster […]

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