Why is the Science of Nutrition Ignored in Medicine? | T. Colin Campbell | TEDxCornellUniversity

Professor Campbell is a well-established researcher and author. His popular book (co-authored with his son, a physician) titled The China Study (2005), has been translated into more than 50 foreign languages and has sold well over 2 million copies. His second book, Whole (2013), was a New York Times best seller. Campbell has conducted experimental […]

The healing power of love & intimacy | Dean Ornish | TEDxBerkeley

Dr. Dean Ornish shares insights into his personal life and ways to improve our health through our own personal lives by no longer looking for happiness and health outside oneself. Through his years of medical research and his own experiences, he shares ways to combat loneliness and depression from within to empower one’s mind and […]

Food as Medicine | Michael Greger, M.D. | TEDxSedona

NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for medical advice. The speaker makes strong assertions about a specific diet that lack sufficient scientific evidence for general prescription. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf According to the Global Burden […]

Benefits of Exercise | Dr. Ashish Contractor | TEDxYouth@DAIS

Dr. Ashish Contractor gives a transforming talk about how exercise can benefit us all. This scientific and realistic talk will definitely convince you to start exercising right now! He’ll definitely convince you that sitting is the new smoking. Head of sports medicine at SIR HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and former Medical Director of Standard Chartered […]

Loneliness is literally killing us | Will Wright | TEDxBirmingham

In this counterintuitive talk, healthcare tech entrepreneur Will Wright shares the strong impact that loneliness has on our health, and proposes a novel idea for how we can easily connect with others and combat its effect. Will Wright is the CEO and co-founder of Pack Health, a digital health-coaching company that offers one-on-one coaching and […]

Why some vigorous physical activity could save your life | Klaus Gebel | TEDxJCUCairns

Current physical activity guidelines promote the health benefits of both moderate and vigorous activities, leaving individuals to choose their activity patterns according to their preferences and abilities. However, emerging evidence indicates that independent of the volume of activity engaging in some vigorous activity may provide additional health benefits. Dr Klaus Gebel is a Senior Research […]

How social interaction helps people with mental health difficulties | Hannah Reidy | TEDxWandsworth

Hannah explores the links between social isolation and mental health through several lenses: from pioneering virtual reality research to on the ground innovative social interventions. She will discuss the proposed mechanisms that link social factors and mental health difficulties, and the research that this is based on. Hannah’s clinical experience and local community activities will […]

The Power & Science of Social Connection: Emma Seppälä TEDx

Emma Seppälä, Ph.D. is a Science Journalist & Author (http://emmaseppala.com) and the Associate Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University (http://ccare.stanford.edu/) Emma Seppälä’s areas of expertise are health psychology, well-being, and resilience. She conducts research, writes and speaks about the science of happiness, social connection, and compassion. Her […]

The lethality of loneliness: John Cacioppo at TEDxDesMoines

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently […]

The food we were born to eat: John McDougall at TEDxFremont

www.tedxfremont.com What food habits do all great civilizations have in common? John McDougall suggests that starch-based diets are the foods humans were born to eat. He has been studying, writing, and speaking out about the effects of nutrition on disease for over 40 years and is a bestselling author of several titles, including The Starch […]