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Nutrition and Health



NUTRITION STARTS HERE: SMART EATING ON A BUDGET

Develop healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime and join Chef Marshall O'Brien as he shares nutritious food choices and healthy eating strategies in Nutrition Starts Here: Smart Eating on a Budget. Chef Marshall demonstrates and explains how cooking and eating healthy food can be both fun and delicious while saving money. Short video segments include:
~ Simple, Tasty Slow Cooker Meals
~ Understanding Portion Sizes
~ Label Reading
~ Tasty Whole Grains


DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2015 / (Grade 6-Adult) / 19 minutes

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MEDICAL NUTRITION: FROM THE BOTTOM UP

By Eric Durak

Medical Nutrition: From the Bottom Up discusses the fact that the United States may be in the best of times, or the worst of times, with regard to the current state of farming, production, and distribution, and the overall health benefits of foodstuffs in the history of our country. The DVD provides a basic update concerning medical nutrition, as well as details an overview of the evolution of how the medical community addresses the issue of nutrition. The DVD also reviews both sides of the debate on the value of taking nutritional supplements.

Among the topics covered:
~ Nutrition¡Xold vs. new
~ Medical nutrition¡Xvitamin D
~ The deterioration of our food supply
~ Doctor's historical perspective
~ Doctor's response to the debate
~ People's response to the issue
~ Nutrition¡Xthe future trends


DVD / 2014 / () / 28 minutes

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FITNESS PROFESSIONAL'S COMMON-SENSE GUIDE TO GIVING NUTRITIONAL ADVICE, A

By Natalie Digate Muth

A Fitness Professional's Common-Sense Guide to Giving Nutritional Advice explains how fitness professionals can do more to help their clients, particularly in the area of nutrition. The DVD details the fact that fitness professionals are on the front line of the obesity epidemic¡Xa health calamity brought on primarily by too little physical activity and poor nutritional choices. The DVD outlines the appropriate middle ground with regard to fitness professionals providing nutritional advice (between a situation where fitness professionals exceed their legal scope of practice and a set of circumstances where fitness professionals are unduly hesitant to give any nutrition-related advice whatsoever).

Among the topics covered
~ Flow chart
~ Dietary guidelines for Americans
~ Daily food plan
~ Food tracker
~ Community workshops
~ SMART goals
~ Answering the tough questions
~ Take-home points


DVD / 2013 / () / 44 minutes

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MEDICAL NUTRITION, DIET, AND OBESITY PROGRAMS

By Amy Blansit

Medical Nutrition, Diet, and Obesity Programs provides a compelling overview of the obesity epidemic, including a look at how the problem has evolved over time to reach its current state. The DVD also looks at several trends that are occurring in obesity programming. In addition, the DVD points out the desired outcomes in obesity programs for patients and families, as well as for hospitals. The DVD also reviews the underlying factors that need to be addressed to help ensure that obese patients have "emotional safety" and details a list of recommended steps that can be undertaken to help increase the effectiveness of hospital-based obesity treatment efforts.

Among the topics covered:
~ The epidemic
~ Background of the overweight problem
~ Changes in school systems
~ Obesity programs
~ Desired outcomes for patients and families
~ Desired outcomes for hospitals
~ Emotional safety Recommendations
~ Challenges for obesity treatment programs
~ Changing the environment


DVD / 2013 / () / 54 minutes

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OBESITY, TYPE 2 DIABETES & CHOOSE MY PLATE

Overview of federal government's new food icons MyPlate (which replaced MyPyramid) geared toward people who are obese, "pre-diabetic," or diagnosed with diabetes. Also provides information about general nutrition, diabetes, losing weight, taming portion sizes, and the benefits of physical activity.

DVD (Region 1) / 2013 / () / 15 minutes

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CHOOSE MY PLATE

Easy-to-understand overview of federal government's new food icon, MyPlate (which replaced MyPyramid) for a general audience. Explains how to use MyPlate to help "build" a healthy plate at mealtime. Provides details about the healthiest choices in each of the MyPlate categories. Also suggests tips on how to include more vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and dairy in diet.

DVD (Region 1) / 2012 / () / 15 minutes

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CHOOSE MY PLATE FOR OLDER ADULTS

Overview of federal government's new food icon, MyPlate (which replaced MyPyramid). Offers advice on how to use MyPlate to "build" a healthy plate. Provides specific tips, geared toward older adults, on how to include more vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and dairy in diet. Also explains the specific benefits of good nutrition for older adults.

DVD (Region 1) / 2012 / () / 15 minutes

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DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS

Easy-to-understand overview of the federal government's new dietary guidelines for a general audience. These guidelines are created to help people stay healthy, reduce their chances of disease, and help them maintain a healthy weight through better nutrition and exercise. Provides tips on ways people can implement guidelines in their daily lives.

DVD (Region 1) / 2012 / () / 14 minutes

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PRENATAL & EARLY CHILDHOOD NUTRITION

When women are pregnant or breastfeeding, they have special nutritional needs. Registered Dietitian Melissa Halas-Liang explains the nutritional considerations for women and their new babies during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, including:
~ Nutrients and extra calories
~ Foods to be avoided and food safety practices
~ Favorite nutritious snacks and meals
~ Advice from a real mom on navigating pregnancy


DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2012 / () / 20 minutes

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE & CHOOSE MY PLATE

Overview of federal government's new food icon, MyPlate (which replaced MyPyramid) geared toward persons in recovery. Provides overall nutritional guidelines, focusing on special challenges of those in recovery, including cravings. Special sections on nutritional myths, vitamins, and safe food handling.

DVD (Region 1) / 2012 / () / 17 minutes

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FAST FOOD NUTRITION

Fast food often gets a bad rap. High amounts of saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, sodium, and calories, and a lack of fruits and vegetables make most fast food choices not the best in terms of nutrition. Join Rickey and Genevieve as they explore the world of fast food with fun and humor as they help viewers learn how to make the healthiest choices when eating on the go at fast food restaurants.

DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2009 / (Grades 6-Adult) / 16 minutes

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NUTRITION CONTROVERSIES

"Eat this, but don't eat that!" ¡V The messages about food and nutrition we hear can be confusing and are not always easy to discern the facts from fiction. Join host and two teens as they take a closer look at controversial nutrition topics to get the straight facts on food safety, organic foods, genetically engineered foods, food allergies, MSG, functional foods, dietary supplements and more in this entertaining and enlightening video.

DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2009 / (Grades 6-Adult) / Approx. 22 minutes

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NUTRITION LABELS: START WITH BREAKFAST

Six lively teens show us why breakfast is the smart way to start your day, and how to eat smart by reading nutrition labels.

In short snappy scenes, the audience learns:
~ How to balance protein, healthy fats and carbohydrates
~ Why a balanced breakfast is important
~ How to read the ingredients list on the nutrition label
~ Why we should avoid sugar, corn syrup, enriched flour, and trans fats and choose whole grains instead. A high level introduction to the food pyramid featuring breakfast foods is also included.


DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2009 / (Grades 6-Adult) / Approx. 10 minutes

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SMART NUTRITION

In a world of countless food choices and nutrition messages, it can be challenging to know what teens should and shouldn't eat. Host and two teens set the facts straight about breakfast, body image, portion size, physical activity, the importance of fruits and vegetables, beverages, significant nutrients, late night snacking, vegetarian diets, and acne in this fun and entertaining title.

DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2009 / (Grades 6-Adult) / 21 minutes

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TEEN NUTRITION (CANADIAN RAINBOW EDITION)

There's no debate that healthy eating is good for you, but too often, teens don't make smart choices when it comes to food and activity.

Two high school classmates prepare for a debate on healthy eating, a nutritionist gives advice, and student interviews give a "real life" view of eating habits.

From them viewers learn:
~ The F-A-T-S method of eating and activity
~ The P-L-A-N method of changing bad eating/activity habits
~ Why the Food Pyramid And Canadian Rainbow Food Guide matters
~ How to use a hunger scale to control eating
~ How reading food labels can help teens make good choices


DVD (Closed Captioned, With Food Guide) / 2008 / (Grades 6-Adult) / 20 minutes

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CARDIOVASCULAR NUTRITION

Latest NCEP guidelines on how nutrition and exercise can optimize cardiovascular health. Shows how to use the food label help follow the guidelines. New factors, such as omega3 fatty acids, and trans fats discussed.

DVD (Region 1) / 2007 / () / 18 minutes

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TEEN NUTRITION: WHAT'S THE BIG DEBATE?

There's no debate that healthy eating is good for you, but too often, teens don't make smart choices when it comes to food and activity.

Two high school classmates prepare for a debate on healthy eating, a nutritionist gives advice, and student interviews give a "real life" view of eating habits.

From them viewers learn:
~ The F-A-T-S method of eating and activity
~ The P-L-A-N method of changing bad eating/activity habits
~ Why the Food Pyramid matters
~ How to use a hunger scale to control eating
~ How reading food labels can help teens make good choices


DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2007 / (Grades 6-Adult) / 20 minutes

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EAT TO WIN: NUTRITION FOR ATHLETES

When athletes step onto the field, court or track, they want to perform their best. Placing good nutrition at the top of their training program will help them gain the competitive edge. This action-packed video dispels 10 common nutrition myths with what to eat, when and why, using MyPyramid as the guide. This DVD covers the most current, on-target nutrition information for athletes.

DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2006 / (Grades 6-Adult) / 20 minutes

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NUTRITION CAREERS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

From Carrie's career as a sports nutritionist for professional athletic teams to Tony's career as a public health nutritionist and Barbara's life as a famous food entrepreneur, this video presents engaging interviews that are sure to excite students. The viewer will learn about a variety of careers from a nutrition consultant, public relations specialist, registered dietitian, food scientist, food stylist, and other food-related professionals.

DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2006 / (Grades 9-Adult) / 22 minutes

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE & NUTRITION

This program gives an introduction to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans as shown in the new graphic, MyPyramid. Special applications for substance abusers emphasized. Includes tips on food preparation and food safety. Explains why it's better to get nutrients from food than supplements.

DVD (Region 1) / 2006 / () / 20 minutes

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ALCOHOL & NUTRITION

The damaging effects of alcohol on the digestive system are described, as are the effects of alcohol on nutritional status. Discusses specific dangers for pregnant women and the elderly. Shows how to use the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MYPyramid to improve nutritional status during recovery.

DVD (Region 1) / 2005 / () / 20 minutes

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WHAT'S NEW ABOUT VITAMINS & PHYTONUTRIENTS

Never have fruit and vegetables looked so good. This program explains what vitamins and phytonutrients do, why they are so important, and why it’s better to get them from food than pills. Dangers of high-dose supplements explained.

DVD (Region 1) / 2005 / () / 20 minutes

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