Tag: Science

Longevity & Why I now eat One Meal a Day

Longevity & Why I now eat One Meal a Day

Longevity & Why I Eat Once a Day Nutrition & Our Hybrid Body In the 1950’s, my friend Bill was a very gifted Engineer who made an extraordinary car. The car’s main fuel source was electricity, and gasoline was to be put in whenever available. It was fine for the car to use gasoline every …

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A Dad Didn’t Brush His Teeth For 40 Days. This Is What Happened To His Kidneys.

A Dad Didn’t Brush His Teeth For 40 Days. This Is What Happened To His Kidneys.

A Dad Didn’t Brush His Teeth for 40 Days. This Is What Happened To His Kidneys. CJ is a 46 year old man, presenting to the emergency room with excessive thirst, abdominal discomfort, and shortness of breath. He tells the admitting nurse that he had lost 15 pounds over the last 2 weeks and had …

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How Do Muscles Actually Get Bigger?

How Do Muscles Actually Get Bigger?

Hey guys, Amy here on DNews answering your questions about muscles! Neko recently asked us if we can make a video about why our muscles grow big when we exercise. We all want to get big and strong, building muscles to have lean bodies and to be able to squat our coworkers for funsies. But …

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Understanding Crystallography – Part 1: From Proteins to Crystals

Understanding Crystallography – Part 1: From Proteins to Crystals

This is a three dimensional structure of a protein called lysozyme. It represents the order of nature. And I feel awed when I look at it. It’s an enzyme that’s in our tears and saliva and mucus, and it helps us fight bacteria. And knowing this three dimensional structure helps us to understand the mechanism …

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Why Do You Hear A Rumbling Sound When You Close Your Eyes Too Hard?

Why Do You Hear A Rumbling Sound When You Close Your Eyes Too Hard?

Close your eyes REALLY hard and concentrate on the sound between your ears. Do you hear a low rumbling sound, almost like thunder? You can sometimes hear a similar sound when you yawn. If you do, then you’re one of a special group of people who can hear that mysterious sound between their ears—the sound …

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Tackling diabetes with a bold new dietary approach: Neal Barnard at TEDxFremont

Tackling diabetes with a bold new dietary approach: Neal Barnard at TEDxFremont

Translator: Giedrė Kasparaitytė Reviewer: Denise RQ Today, I’d like to talk about turning around an epidemic. One hundred million Americans right now do have either diabetes or pre-diabetes, and that puts them at risk for amputations, for heart disease, for blindness. and we’re exporting this epidemic overseas. The word “epidemic” comes from Old Greek: ‘epi’ …

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Is Alkaline Water Really Better For You?

Is Alkaline Water Really Better For You?

[ intro ] You may have heard of alkaline water— it’s the newest health trend hitting grocery shelves. These products are essentially just water treated to have a more basic pH between 8 and 10 instead of water’s usual neutral 7. And supposedly, they take your internal chemistry from acidic to alkaline, leaving you more …

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What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

it’s interesting when we design our studies we provide diets that are high in starch and then we take away that starch and replaced it with sugar why do we even see such unfavorable effects when we replace pasta or bread with a fructose sweetened beverage or let’s even say high fructose corn syrup sweetened …

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