The Brain’s Hunger/Satiety Pathways and Obesity, Animation
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The Brain’s Hunger/Satiety Pathways and Obesity, Animation

Food intake and energy expenditure must be balanced to maintain a healthy body weight. This balance is kept by the central nervous system, which controls feeding behavior and energy metabolism. Several brain systems are involved, including the brainstem which receives neuronal inputs from the digestive tract, and the hypothalamus which picks up hormonal and nutritional […]

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Starch breakdown in the digestive tract

Starch is one of the most important components of the human diet it forms the main source of energy in our diet and is a key nutrient to humans. However in recent years starch consumption has been linked with a number of negative health outcomes including obesity diabetes and cardiovascular disease. So my research is […]

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Obesity

Hello everyone, today I’m here to tell you you how can lose four to nine pounds of belly fat in a single week. by eating whatever you want without doing a lick of exercise. [intro music] Oh no, seriously, I’m here to tell you about Skinny Hank. For ten days you eat nothing but corn […]

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Hungry Microbiome: Starch Digestion

(Narrator) This is Armando. This video was created as part of the Hungry Microbiome Project, which I made at CSIRO. In this video we’ll focus on starch digestion. We will first review the structure of starch, and finally we will look at the steps involved in starch digestion. So we begin here with a human […]

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Digestive System of Human Body | #aumsum

Our topic for today is Digestive System in Humans. Digestion is a process in which complex food material is broken down into simpler substances. The digestion of food in humans takes place in the alimentary canal, which is a long tube extending from the mouth to the anus. The different parts of the alimentary canal […]

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How your digestive system works – Emma Bryce
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How your digestive system works – Emma Bryce

Across the whole planet, humans eat on average between one and 2.7 kilograms of food a day. That’s over 365 kilograms a year per person, and more than 28,800 kilograms over the course of a lifetime. And every last scrap makes its way through the digestive system. Comprised of ten organs covering nine meters, and […]

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