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Insulin Resistance (Understanding Disease: Diabetes and Endocrinology)
Using animated video, the insulin resistance app demonstrates the regulation of glucose and insulin secretion failure that causes type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. (1.29)
The Skinny on Obesity - Hunger and Hormones - A Vicious Cycle - Dr. Lustig
Using animated video, Dr. Lustig explains why people get hungry and can't stick to low fat or calorie restricted diets.
Sugar - The Bitter Truth - Robert H. Lustig, MD
Robert H. Lustig, MD UCSF Professor of pediatircs in the Division of Endocrinology, UCLA, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fibre (not enough) appear to be the cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin. This video has gone viral. (1:29:28)


The Food Revolution - Andreas Eenfeldt, MD
Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt details the problems today with obesity, diabetes and other health complications. He talks about low carb - high fat diets, REAL food and about eliminating processed food from the diet to improve health. (54:00)
Food Inc. Film trailer - Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser
The trailer to Food Inc. This film takes an unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry (1.29)
Metabolism and Nutrition: The Science behind healthy eating. Fad Diets: What really works? Andrea Garber, Associate Professor of Pediatrics UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public. 2008 Andrea Garber looks at Fad diets including low fat, Atkins, South Beach and explores which diets work in the short term and the long term and which diets improve heart indicators. (56.36)
Speciality Health - A Calorie is not a Calorie 2008 Dr. Thomas Dayspring, lipidologist and Gary Taubes, author of 'Good Calories, Bad Calories' and 'Why we get fat and what to do about it' discuss that it is not about the calories you eat, it is about the food you eat. (9.21)
Is Fast Food Addictive?
Andrea Garber, Associate Professor of Pediatrics UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public. Oct 2012 Andrea Garber PHD, RD explores whether fast food meets the criteria of substance dependence and could be addictive. (58.30)
Where's my protein?
The Food Doctor
The Food Doctor describes how we generally eat too many carbs and not enough protein. He suggests that combining carbohydrate and protein creates a slow steady flow of energy that enables weight loss. (5.06)
On his you tube channel, The Food Doctor takes you through the 10 simple principles that will help you eat better forever.
Go to the Food Doctor You Tube Channel
Avoid Sugar
The Food Doctor
The Food Doctor explains that you need to avoid sugars and hidden sugars in food in order to avoid sugar swings which encourage hunger. (4.04)
Take time to eat
The Food Doctor
The Food Doctor explains that you need to get into a routine of preparing fresh food and eating in an unhurried way. Fast, convenience food causes weight gain. (3.48)
Good Fats / Bad Fats
The Food Doctor
The Food Doctor explains the difference between healthy and unhealthy fats. He states you must eat fat to lose fat. (4.54)