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Women’s health and foods

There are some specific symptoms only happened in women or certain groups. In this video, Prof. Chien will introduced what symptoms women usually suffer and how to manage them through …

Obesity and weight management

In many developed countries, overweight or obesity has become a public health issue. Generally speaking, body mass index (BMI) between 24 to 27 is considered “overweight.” For those whose BMI …

Calcium and weight loss

Daily calcium intervention improves effectiveness of calorie-restriction weight loss program in overweight or obese humans. Yen-Ling Chen, Yi-Chun Chen, Jo Chun Lin, Yi-Wen Chien The purpose of this study was …

The anti-aging food pyramid

In the last video, Prof. Chao had introduced the food pyramid of WHO. However, in many developed countries, the population of overnutrition might be much higher than malnutrition. In this …

Protection for heart, brain and bones

It’s important to keep your organs healthy while aging, especially your heart, brain, and bones. In this video, Prof. Chao will introduce some important advices about how to eat to …

World trend of life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth compares the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant …

Eat to live or live to eat?

After we know how long human beings can live, you may wonder why there are so many differences between regions. In this video, Prof. Chao will explain from the nutrition …

Caloric restriction and aging prevention

You may know the “food pyramid.” It is a triangular diagram representing the optimal number of servings to be eaten each day from each of the basic food groups. In …

Possible hypotheses of cell death

Supervising organ regression and environment damage might be important factor causing cell death. In this video, Prof. Chao will explain what is “cell death” and the hypotheses and some characteristics …

What will you learn in this course?

Welcome to our course! I am Prof. Jane Chao. The other educators of this course are: Prof. Yi-wen Chien Prof. Yu-Chen Hou Prof. Yung-Kun Chuang We are all from the …

Life expectancy of human beings

There are 3 methods to calculate ideal life expectancy of human beings. In this video, Prof. Chao will explain these 3 methods. However, in real life, the life expectancy are …

Elderly and active aging

Demographers and researchers typically refer “baby boomers” as starting birth years ranging from the early-to-mid 1940s and ending birth years ranging from 1960 to 1964. Thus, they are in the …