My job requires I travel quite a bit. I do about 100,000 miles a year. It’s tempting sometimes on the road to sort of decide that the rules at home that we all follow with good diabetes practice don’t really apply anymore. You start eating things that you normally wouldn’t eat at home and you
– [Voiceover] Meet the Ladybugs! (gentle rock music) ♫ (lyrics) It’s hiding ♫ Inside of all of the foods that you crave ♫ But your sweet tooth ♫ Makes you eat food that will put you in an early grave ♫ You will soon be overweight ♫ If you eat too many carbohydrates (moves into
Salt. It doesn’t get much attention lately as the most that is said about it is usually just to eat less of it. But is that always the best advice? A March 1940 paper by Lawson Wilkins in Baltimore describes the case of a child who, starting from 11-months of age, had a very unusual
When it comes to health, weight of course is not everything, but since there are so many health complications from being overweight or obese, it’s safe to say that Japan with an obesity rate of 3.5% is generally healthier than America with an obesity rate of 30%. Japan isn’t perfect, it has found itself on
These are my assistants, Coleman and Phil. They’re both around the same height, weight, and consequently, they have the same Body Mass Index — or BMI. But if you split them open Damien Hirst style or just compare the results of their body scans you can see a slight difference. Phil has more body fat
[sound of marker on white board] DR. MIKE EVANS: Hi, I’m Dr. Mike Evans and welcome to this visual lecture I’m calling, “23 and a Half Hours”. So I have a big interest in preventive medicine, you know, which can mean a lot of things from, you know, cancer screening, to eating more fibre, to
– Okay first of all, this video isn’t about healthy holiday recipes or avoiding the holidays altogether. It’s about eating whatever you want and enjoying yourself just being healthy about it. Yes, it is possible – No, it’s not. – It is. – Not it’s not. – It is. – It isn’t. – It is.