Food matters : diet and disease /

The maxim "You are what you eat" could have originated with a few hungry self-experimenters who proved that nutrition is critical to good health. As this program illustrates, one of the most prominent of these scientists was Dr. Joseph Goldberger, an early-20th-century researcher who ate t...

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Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007]
Series: Medical Mavericks: The History of Self-Experimentation
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Table of Contents:
  • Food and Health
  • (1:23)
  • Blood Experiment
  • (1:10)
  • Theory vs. Experimentation
  • (1:03)
  • Food Experiments
  • (1:00)
  • Diet and Bleeding Gums
  • (1:02)
  • Scurvy Induced by Diet
  • (1:14)
  • Nutritional Science Martyr
  • (1:09)
  • Vitamins and Health
  • (0:58)
  • Pellagra
  • (0:54)
  • Medical Cowboy: Hunt for Pellagra
  • (1:15)
  • Pellagra: Dietary Deficiency
  • (1:02)
  • Diet and Pellagra
  • (0:57)
  • Criticism of Scientific Community
  • (1:03)
  • Scientist and His Diet of Filth
  • (1:00)
  • Pellagra Victim's Blood
  • (1:05)
  • Blind Science
  • (1:40)
  • Yeast Cures Pellagra
  • (0:55)
  • Fish Diet
  • (1:20)
  • Nutritional Science
  • (1:16)
  • Doctors and Self-Experimentation
  • (1:13)
  • Folate-Free Diet
  • (1:51)
  • Dietary Experiment
  • (1:01)
  • Dietary Deficiency and Paralysis
  • (1:08)
  • Importance of Dietary Potassium
  • (1:24)
  • Diet-Induced Megaloblastic Anemia
  • (1:03)
  • Importance of Dietary Folic Acid
  • (0:43)
  • Fats and Heart Disease
  • (1:06)
  • Different Kinds of Fats
  • (1:10)
  • Essential Fatty Acids
  • (1:12)
  • Inuit Tribe Diet
  • (0:59)
  • Oily Fish Diet Preparation
  • (1:27)
  • Diet of Oily Fish and Blubber
  • (1:21)
  • Oily Fish and Heart Disease
  • (1:11)
  • Medical Self-Experimenter
  • (1:50)
  • Life-Extending Diet: Calorie Restriction
  • (1:04)
  • Effects or Reduced Caloric Intake
  • (1:28)
  • Calorie-Restricted Diet
  • (1:22)
  • Brain and Motor Acuity
  • (1:18)
  • Brain/Body Health
  • (1:40)
  • Importance of Self-Experimenters
  • (0:38).