Homework Spotlight: Dr. Ben Bikman

I have thoroughly enjoyed listening to and reading information from Ben Bikman, PhD, a scientist and professor at Brigham Young University with a primary focus on better understanding chronic modern-day diseases, with special emphasis on the origins and consequences of obesity and diabetes. His research covers a lot of information on brown and white fat, as well as my favorite hormone insulin.  Continue reading

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Breaking Down The Science

The Break Nutrition website reads “Break Nutrition is about replacing diet and more broadly lifestyle myths with up to date information suitable for taking you from theory to practice.”  This website is another information bonanza!

They also host the Break Nutrition podcast on the website or in the iTunes app where mind blowing discussions (my mind at least) on the science of nutrition.

Truly fascinating.

More to come…..

STEM-Talk

For the super nerds out there, STEM-Talk is a podcast sponsored by the IHMC (Institute for Human and Machine Cognition), a not-for-profit research institute of the Florida University System.  The podcast series started in March 2016 and their slogan reads “Conversations with some of the most interesting people in the world of science and technology”.  I have listened to a few of their health related podcasts and they are worth a listen.

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