Nutrition at Wellington Zoo

My name is Henk Louw and I’m the Nutrition Advisor at Wellington Zoo and I take care of all the diets for all the animals at the Zoo All our diets are prepared from a diet sheet that is almost like a recipe of what goes into an animal’s diet for a specific day And […]

Nutrition & Weight Loss : Side Effects of Kidney Dialysis

My name is Christine Marquette, and I’m a registered dietitian with The Austin Regional Clinic, and I’m going to talk to you about the side effects of kidney dialysis. There are many different side effects associated with kidney dialysis, and some of them depend on the type of dialysis that you’re getting. There are two […]

Nutrition & Diets : Is It Safe to Eat Mold?

My name is Christine Marquette and I am a Registered and Licensed Dietitian with The Austin Regional Clinic and I have been asked is it safe to eat mold. In general it is not safe to eat mold. There are a few items that are actually made with mold in the manufacturing process, things like […]

Nutrition & Diets : How Does the Immune System Work?

My name is Christine Marquette and I’m a registered and licensed dietitian with the Austin Regional Clinic and I’m going to talk to you about how the immune system works. Our immune system is actually a very complicated system. There is a lot of detail in the immune system so I’m going to give you […]

Nutrition Tips : How Does Potassium Help Your Body?

My name is Christine Marquette and I’m a registered dietitian with the Austin Regional Clinic and I’m going to talk to you about how our bodies use potassium. Potassium is another mineral that is referred to as one of the electrolytes. It works in concert with sodium to regulate fluid balance. It also actually stimulates […]

Diet & Nutrition Tips : Foods to Eat With Psoriasis

This is Rachel, with Nutrolution, in Miami Beach, Florida. In this clip, we’re talking about foods to eat if you have psoriasis, and also what is psoriasis. So, psoriasis is actually a skin condition, and we don’t know exactly why psoriasis occurs, but it is relatively common, and kind of its sister skin condition is […]

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10 Foods To Avoid If You Have Arthritis

10 Foods To Avoid If You Have Arthritis 1. Gluten and wheat. These two products can produce an inflammatory response even if you are not gluten or wheat intolerant. A leaky gut (which is an actual medical term now) has been linked to joint pain. A leaky gut lets toxins into the bloodstream which can […]

Nutrition : How to Cook for an Elderly Person

Hi my name is Christine Marquette and I’m a dietitian with Austin Regional Clinic and I am going to talk to you about how to cook for an elderly person. Elderly people have very unique nutritional needs. Most elderly people actually have a lower body water mass than a young adult. An elderly person may […]