Vicky Newman’s Videos

These videos provide “food for thought,” along with practical tips for choosing foods that will help you to feel your best, both physically and emotionally. You will learn about the role that BIG color and STRONG flavor plant foods play in strengthening the body’s immune and detoxification systems. You will also learn how to minimize your exposure to pesticides, maximize your fiber intake, and balance your fats to support your health and well-being. Emphasis will be on adding to your enjoyment of food, while supporting your health and a more sustainable environment.

Food & Mood — The Nutrition Connection

What you eat and drink, as well as how much and how often, can have a significant effect on your mood, energy level, mental health, and ability to cope with stress. Common imbalances connected to nutrition are known to worsen mood and motivation. This 2015 presentation focuses on dietary choices that support normal blood sugar levels and supply the amino acids building blocks required for production of neurotransmitters. Food sources of the B-vitamins and essential fats required for normal brain function are emphasized.

Heart Health in Perspective

Learn the latest practical dietary suggestions to reduce risk and progression of heart disease, including strategies for reducing inflammation. This 2016 video offers perspective on the sugar/carbohydrate controversy as it relates to heart health, and includes discussion of the protective compounds found in BIG color, BIG flavor plant foods, including dark chocolate and red wine. Also discussed are the benefits of fiber-rich foods, and the special role that soluble fiber plays in controlling cholesterol. And perspective is also offered on the continuing controversies regarding vegan diets (elimination of all animal foods), egg consumption, and saturated fats like coconut oil.

Food for Thought—Healing Foods to Savor

Included in this 2010 presentation are practical tips for maximizing your intake of foods that support your body’s immune and detoxification systems. You will learn how to determine if you are getting enough or too much protein, as well as how to minimize your exposure to pesticides, maximize your fiber intake, and balance your fats to support your health and well-being. Emphasis will be on adding to your enjoyment of food, while supporting your health and a more sustainable environment.

Cancer Prevention Diet – CW5 Interview with Vicky Newman, MS, RD

Nutrition advice that can help patients fight cancer is given by Vicky Newman, MS, RD, in interview by Perette Godwin on San Diego’s CW5. Vicky explains the role of BIG COLOR and BIG FLAVOR plant foods in strengthening your body’s immune and detoxification systems.

Fighting Cancer with Your Fork

Vicky explains the role of BIG COLOR and BIG FLAVOR plant foods in strengthening your body’s immune and detoxification systems. Highlighted are the protective properties of carotenoids and other natural coloring pigments, flavonoids, the sulfur compounds found in cruciferous vegetables, onions, and garlic, as well as the beneficial components found in flax, legumes/beans, and culinary herbs. Foods richest in antioxidants are discussed, along with practical guidelines to minimize your exposure to environmental toxins.

 Does An Acid-Producing Diet Affect Our Health

Practical strategies for adopting and maintaining a diet that supports a balanced pH to reduce the risk of disease and disability as we age is provided by Vicky Newman, MS, RD. Our Western-style diet, rich in protein, fat, and processed foods is more acid-producing than the less-refined, more plant-based diet of our ancestors. The resulting low-grade, chronic acidification is associated with the development of chronic health conditions often associated with aging like osteoporosis, age-related muscle wasting, calcium kidney stones, and hypertension. Health is a question of balance and our food choices definitely play an important role.

Nutrition in Cancer Care

The role of nutrition in cancer care is presented by Vicky Newman, MS, RD, who developed the UCSD Healthy Eating Program at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. This presentation was one of a five-part series presented by the San Diego Brain Tumor Foundation and The Brain Tumor Center at UC San Diego in 2011.

Food for Thought – Healthy Food to Savor

Nutrition advice to maximize your health and energy level through an anti-inflammatory, low glycemic load eating plan is provided by Vicky Newman, MS, RD, at the 2012 UC San Diego Women’s Conference. Included in this presentation are practical tips for maximizing intake of foods that support the body’s immune and detoxification systems. Learn how to determine if you are getting enough or too much protein, as well as how to minimize your exposure to pesticides, maximize your fiber intake, and balance your fats to support your health and well-being. Emphasis is on enjoyment of food, while supporting your health and a more sustainable environment.

Living for Longevity—The Nutrition Connection

Learn the right balance of foods to maximize your health and energy level through an anti-inflammatory eating plan. Vicky Newman, MS, RD, who developed the UCSD Healthy Eating Program at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center. Vicky provides practical tips for controlling your weight, maintaining bone strength, and reducing the risk of common chronic diseases associated with aging. Learn about foods that support the body’s immune and detoxification systems, how to maintain a healthy (and happy) gut, and balance your fats to support your health and well-being. Series: “Stein Institute for Research on Aging” [4/2013] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 24547]