7. Insect digestive and excretory systems

Although all insects have common structures in their digestive systems, these structures can be highly variable between species based on the diversity of foods that insects eat. We will use the grasshopper to illustrate the basic principle for these common structures. the insect digestive system is divided into three main sections: the foregut, the midgut … “7. Insect digestive and excretory systems”

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Nutrition: dietary reference values

Hello, my name is Anja and I am a scientist working at EFSA in the area of nutrition. Today I am going to talk to you about what we do at EFSA with respect to Dietary Reference Values. “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. As this well-known saying suggests, we have long known … “Nutrition: dietary reference values”

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Nutrition Tips for Healthy Living : Nutrient-Rich Recipes

Are you wanting to make some nutrient rich recipes but you are not sure where to start? I am here to help. I’m Isabelle Simon your personal and workplace wellness consultant and today we are going to learn how to make nutrient rich recipes. First thing first. Keep it simple. Think colors. Think rainbow. What … “Nutrition Tips for Healthy Living : Nutrient-Rich Recipes”

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The 4R Nutrients Solution

Better farming practices is a necessary step to improve the lives of people around the world. Food security and the opportunities that come with increased income can be a reality by supporting the over 1.5 billion smallholder farming families around the world. Increasing agricultural growth on the 500 million farms globally is considered one of … “The 4R Nutrients Solution”

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Comparative digestibility of energy and nutrients in diets fed to sows and growing pigs

Hi, my name is Jessica Lowell. I recently completed my Master’s degree with Dr. Stein in swine nutrition. I’ll be talking about comparative digestibility of energy and nutrients in diets fed to gestating sows and growing pigs. Here’s the outline for the presentation. I’ll start with an introduction, followed by materials and methods. I’ll then … “Comparative digestibility of energy and nutrients in diets fed to sows and growing pigs”

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What are Vitamins Minerals and Nutrients

What is the difference between vitamins, minerals and nutrients? From a food nutritionist point of view and that’s part of what I teach, we teach there are six nutrients, things that we’re familiar with, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, minerals and water. The big ones, and by big I mean their chemical makeup, you’ve got the … “What are Vitamins Minerals and Nutrients”

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Probiotics and Digestive Health

Hi, this is Dr. Chen and welcome to another fit tip. Probiotics are often called “good” or “friendly” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy. All humans naturally have colonies of good bacteria that live inside the stomach and intestines. But when antibiotics, stress, or a poor diet, among other factors, lay waste to … “Probiotics and Digestive Health”

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Stanford Digestive Health Center: Sensible Seasonal Eating

Overeating is tied to many factors, especially around the holidays, we eat not just for hunger. We socialize; we eat. We celebrity; we eat. When we go to work, people are bringing holiday cookies and holiday treats. There’s so much food available at one given social setting that, it’s easy to overeat and not realize … “Stanford Digestive Health Center: Sensible Seasonal Eating”

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Nutrient Deficiencies – Part 2

Hey folks Dr. McCarthy here and I want to welcome you to my video. Today we’re to talk a little bit about nutrient deficiency testing. We’ve got some workshops coming up and we’ll do these free in-office weekly workshops, purely informational. We share a ton of information with folks who are dealing with chronic health … “Nutrient Deficiencies – Part 2”

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Digestive Health: Should I Be Taking Probiotics? | Keri Glassman

Today I am going to talk to you about listening to your gut and I don’t mean your gut in terms of should you quit that job or not? I’m talking about your actual gut. What is your gut telling you? Hey everyone! I’m Keri Glassman, welcome to your most Nutritious Life So let’s start … “Digestive Health: Should I Be Taking Probiotics? | Keri Glassman”

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