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

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Speakers:     Robert Lustig, MD, MSL Professor, Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco Christopher Gardner, PhD Professor (Research), Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center April 9, 2015 When TV dinners and fast food options first appeared, they were touted as a method of liberation from the kitchen. Swapping home-cooked meals for snacks, sweets, sugary drinks, and processed [...]

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Healthful Properties of Spices

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Presented by: Alison Ryan, MS, RD, CSO, CNSC Registered Dietician Stanford University Medical Center March 27, 2014 Watch the video Spicing your food is one of the easiest ways to enhance flavor without adding calories, sodium, or fat, But it’s not only your waistline that can benefit from the addition of herbs and spices. Herbs [...]

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Nutrition and Cancer

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Presented by: Erika Connor, RD, CSO Dietitian, Cancer Supportive Care Program Stanford Hospital and Clinics September 22, 2011 Watch the video For people diagnosed with cancer, one of the first places they turn to is the Internet. But when it comes to advice on what to eat, and what foods, vitamins, and supplements are helpful [...]

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Solutions to the Omnivore’s Dilemma

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Presented by: Christopher Gardner, PhD Associate Professor, Stanford Prevention Research Center Lecture Overview: Modern food processing and a global food economy have given consumers an unprecedented and sometimes overwhelming number of food choices Nutrition studies on the long-term benefits and risks of new foods and food patterns can’t keep up and tend to focus on [...]

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