Why fitness is more important than weight | Leanne Spencer | TEDxWandsworth

Translator: Emma Gon Reviewer: Denise RQ A 2012 study found that the average British woman spends 17 years of her life on a diet – 17 years. A 2013 study by the National Institute of Health Research found that 25% of 13-year-old girls regularly skip meals to maintain a thin appearance. And if you thought…

Healthy Food Choices

Healthy food choices. All of us were infants at some point in time ,we grew up to be happy active children and then into healthy adults. So what did our parent’s feed us? Well most of us in our growing up years were not fed with tinned baby food or packaged food like chips and…

Halving Global Cardiovascular Disease Mortality

>>Good morning. My name is Samira Asma, and I’m with the Global Noncommunicable Disease Branch at CDC. And I’m very pleased to introduce Dr. Hamid Jafari, Acting Director for the Division of Global Health Protection, to welcome us all. [ Applause ]>>Thank you, Samira. A warm welcome to all of you. This is a —…

Take Diabetes to Heart: Linking Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

NARRATOR: Take diabetes to heart – linking diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Meet Michelle. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, and in her spare time she loves to cook and catch up on her favorite shows. She also has diabetes. And like many people with diabetes, she doesn’t know there’s a link between diabetes and…

NASH liver disease progression in 3D: from healthy liver to cirrhosis

The liver carries out many vital functions, including nutrient metabolism carried out by specialized cells called hepatocytes. For example, when excess glucose is present within the hepatocyte, it can be transformed in fatty acids: known as ‘de novo synthesis’. Hepatocytes are also key regulators of lipid metabolism; they take up fatty acids from blood and…

How do you check for kidney disease?

how do you check for kidney disease we routinely check for chronic kidney disease with two tests a blood test and a urine test the blood test measures how well the kidneys are filtering the blood and that’s called the GFR a GF are above 60 is considered normal GFR below 60 may mean that…