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Extend your career at Taipei Medical University

We hope you enjoyed this free online course from the College of Nutrition, Taipei Medical University. TMU has offered various degree programs and job opportunities in this area. Information is …

Energy balance and weight management

In the last video, Prof. Hsieh has talked about the energy balance. What if the energy is imbalance? In the developed countries, energy imbalance is the main cause of obesity. …

Anaerobic glycolysis and mitochoondria

The citric acid cycle (CAC) – also known as the tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle or the Krebs cycle – is a series of chemical reactions used by all aerobic organisms …

Energy consumption, storage, and balance

Living organisms use two major types of energy storage. Energy-rich molecules such as glycogen and triglycerides store energy in the form of covalent chemical bonds. In this video, Prof. Hsieh …

Nutrients and their metabolic pathways

In biochemistry, a metabolic pathway is a linked series of chemical reactions occurring within a cell. The reactants, products, and intermediates of an enzymatic reaction are known as “metabolites”. The …

Recommendations on iron intake

Iron-related blood diseases are highly associated with obesity. Researches had shown that obesity decreased the blood iron level. Also, some food choices may increase the absorption of iron in human …

Iron deficiency anemia

Iron deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia in the world. However, the iron absorption rate is low in human. There are only 5-10% of dietary iron is …

Anemia of Inflammation & Chronic Disease

Anemia of inflammation and chronic disease is a type of anemia that commonly occurs with chronic, or longterm, illnesses or infections. Cancer and inflammatory disorders, in which abnormal activation of …

Metabolic Syndrome & Fish Oil

Fatty acid contains the most calories in foods. In general, it divided into 2 major groups: saturated or unsaturated fatty acid. From many dietary recommendations, unsaturated fatty acid are considered …

Cardiovascular diseases and fish oil

There are many studies had shown that fish oil could decrease the risk of CV diseases. In this video, Prof. Yeh will explain the mechanism of how fish oil might …

What is metabolic syndrome?

In your nation, what physical activity is especially popular? Do people do these activities for health reason or other reason? Feel free to express your opinion. Metabolic syndrome is already …

What will you learn in this course?

Welcome to our course! I am Prof. Yue-Hwa Chen. The other educators of this course are: Prof. Chiu-Li Yeh Prof. Jung-Su Chang Prof. Rong-Hong Hsieh We are all from the …