ww2.kqed.orgBerkeley Neuroscientist Matthew Walker Explains ‘Why We Sleep’UC Berkeley Professor Matthew Walker has consulted for the NBA, the NFL and Pixar — all on sleep. Sleep can impact everything from food cravings to the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Yet human beings are the only species that “deprive themselves of sleep for no sound reason,” Walker says. Walker joins us to talk about the impact of sleep deprivation, how to improve your sleep cycle and his new book “Why We Sleep.”4
ww2.kqed.orgStudy: Higher Arsenic, Mercury Exposure in People Following Gluten-Free DietGluten-free labels are increasingly common in grocery stores, but a new study published in the medical journal 'Epidemiology,' found higher concentrations of arsenic and mercury in people eating gluten-free diets. A separate study from the Mayo Clinic found that while the number of people with celiac disease was stable from 2009 to 2014, the number of people who followed a gluten-free diet increased significantly in the same timeframe. We’ll discuss the latest research on celiac disease and the potential benefits and risks of going gluten free.
ww2.kqed.orgEpisode 101: Savory StaplesToo often we plan a meal around the protein and forget that delicious sides can stand alone… Jacques demonstrates a step-by-step recipe of Risotto with Vegetables that can make a perfect vegetarian meal. Other dishes include traditional Darphin Potatoes, sometimes known as Rosti potatoes, and an a