Food and Nutrition

Hello, my name is Loretta Zullo and I’m the Director of Food & Nutrition for Mesa Public Schools. And today I’d like to share with you a little bit about what we do here at Food & Nutrition. The Food & Nutrition department supports the educational process by serving healthy meals to our students, providing […]

How to Speak Chemistrian: Crash Course Chemistry #11

Imagine you wake up one morning, and you’re under a tree, and you don’t recognize anything. You’re surrounded by low, grassy hills. It’s raining a bit and smells like waffles and potatoes. As you rub the sleep from your eyes, you notice a woman, and she’s like “Qu’est-ce que tu fais dans la pluie?” and […]

6 Supplements That Might Actually Help You

♪Intro♪ Supplements are super popular. One recent survey estimates that more than half of Americans use them, and we spend billions of dollars on them each year. The truth is, though, most people don’t need any supplements, unless they’re deficient in a vitamin or mineral. And even if they are, they should probably switch up […]

The Good Behavior Game

[ intro ] If you’ve ever been either a student or a teacher — and that covers most of us — you’ve probably been in a classroom that was out of control. Education researchers have come up with a lot of ways to handle rowdy classes and misbehaving kids. Many of those methods are published […]

Human Physiology – G-Protein Linked Receptors

>>Dr. Ketchum: In this lecture video we are going to go ahead and continue talking about chemical messengers. And we are still focusing on membrane-bound mediated responses, and more specifically, we’re going to focus on what a G protein-linked receptor is. So remember, if we’re talking about membrane-mediated responses, we’re talking about lipophobic ligands that […]

Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin N?

I want to tell you about an essential vitamin you’ve probably never heard of. If you’re a parent, or plan to be one, it might be more important to your child’s growth than all other vitamins combined. And only you, a parent, can provide it. I call it Vitamin N. The word “No.” More and […]

Nutrition Internship in Cape Town, South Africa

Hi, my name is Alexis Jessop and i’m studying psychology and nutrition at the University of Utah. I’m spending the summer in the beautifull South Africa. Right now we’re at Rocklands Primairy School where my internship is located in Mitchells Plain in Cape Town, South Africa. So come on in, we’ll show you around! Okay, […]

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 […]

Could Increasing the Melanin In Your Skin Protect You From Cancer?

More people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the US than any other cancer combined. In fact, melanoma–a highly dangerous type of skin cancer–is estimated to claim one life every hour. So what if you could lower your risk of skin cancer….by changing the color of your skin? Ok, this is a big subject, so […]

Fundamentals of Nutrition | Humber Online – Course Trailer

Every bite of food is either fighting disease or feeding it. The fridge is a battlefield. Cutlery are weapons, nutrition the strategy. Study and master the six classes of essential nutrients for a healthy diet, and create a plan of action for yourself and others, in the quest for healthy living.