Imagine walking in the grocery store and in front of you are two people. One of them has observable love handles, has a gut that comes over the belt, and appears to be obese.The person next to them is thin and appears to be of a healthy weight. Which one is healthy and which one isn’t?
We’ve all heard the following:
Yet, a calorie isn’t just a calorie; it does depend on where it comes from and what happens once it is consumed. An overweight person can be healthy; and a thin person can be sick (TOFI). In this 2015 hour and half presentation done by Dr Lustig for the Stanford Health Library he discusses those items and more:
In 2014 Dr. Lustig did an hour long presentation for PBS (available on DVD) entitled, “Sweet Revenge: Turning the tables on processed food” that discusses the following:
The trailer is below:
The DVD also contains a bonus question and answer video with Dr. Lustig that is also worth the time to watch. Below is a 2013 TedTalk Dr. Lustig did on the same subject. It is about 22 minutes long:
Robert Lustig, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at University of California, San Francisco, and the author of Fat Chance: Beating the Odds against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease.
Can you really tell if a kid is lying? In a TedTalk filmed in February 2016 researcher Kang Lee discussed:
Are children poor liars? Do you think you can easily detect their lies? Developmental researcher Kang Lee studies what happens physiologically to children when they lie. They do it a lot, starting as young as two years old, and they’re actually really good at it. Lee explains why we should celebrate when kids start to lie and presents new lie-detection technology that could someday reveal our hidden emotions.
Here is the fascinating video:
Here is the link to the transcript:
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The supermoon on November 14th will be an extra supermoon; and the closest supermoon in the 21st century. The next extra supermoon won’t be until November 25, 2034.
Novembers Spectacular Supermoon: (http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/novembers-spectacular-supermoon)
Supermoon video: (https://youtu.be/sWAN0FwfD5M)
Question: How many presidents were elected without winning the popular vote? And which ones were they?
Answer: Five presidents took office without winning the popular vote. In other words they won the electoral college vote; not the popular vote.