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Nutrition Basics


Nutrition Basics



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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INTRODUCTION TO NUTRIENTS

This presentation outlines the three segments of nutrition with emphasis on nutrition in the human body. Introduction to Nutrients examines the differences between essential and non-essential nutrients, as well as the six classes of essential nutrients. Dietary Reference Intakes are discussed and students will examine nutrient deficiencies and nutrient toxicities.

CD-ROM (Win, PowerPoint Presentation (66 slides)) / 2013 / () /

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54321+8 COUNT DOWN TO YOUR HEALTH

54321+8 Count Down to Your Health DVD gives an overview of six things teens and adults can do each day to stay healthy. Viewers will discover and learn about the importance of fruits and veggies, drinking water, positive mental health, limiting screen time, getting physical activity and enough sleep. The countdown provides an easy way to remember the expert-recommended amounts of each one. In this DVD, medical professionals share the facts behind the numbers and students share some practical advice about how to live the countdown.

DVD (Closed Captioned) / 2012 / (Grades 6-Adult) / 24 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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NUTRIENT BASICS

Nutrients are the substances in food that work to keep our bodies healthy and eating a variety of foods from the food groups will give your body the nutrients it needs maintain good health. Registered Dietitian Melissa Halas-Liang and two students explore the functions, benefits and sources of the six types of nutrients, including:
~ Fats
~ Protein
~ Carbohydrates
~ Vitamins
~ Minerals
~ Water


DVD (Close Captioned) / 2012 / (Grades 6-Adult) / 20 minutes

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CLOSER LOOK AT NUTRITION, A: CARBOHYDRATES

Carbohydrates are found in many of the foods we eat every day. Carbohydrates give us the energy we need to complete our many daily activities, and different foods possess different amounts and types of carbohydrates. In this installment in the Closer Look at Nutrition series, we will explore these different categories of carbohydrates and where we get them in our diet. Carbohydrate production is also discussed, as well as how carbohydrates affect our blood glucose levels and the ways which this is regulated.

DVD / 2011 / () / 15 minutes

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CLOSER LOOK AT NUTRITION, A: FATS & LIPIDS

Is all fat bad for you? Do you need fats in your daily diet? This installment in the Closer Look at nutrition series explores these questions as well as identifying good fats versus bad fats. This production also examines fat's role in affecting cholesterol levels and compares saturated versus unsaturated fatty acids, helping to give students a better understanding of the role fats play in the diet and the ways which they are needed to maintain proper nutrition.

DVD / 2011 / () / 15 minutes

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CLOSER LOOK AT NUTRITION, A: METABOLISM & ENERGY

A Closer Look at Nutrition: Metabolism & Energy will show students the roles which metabolism and energy play in maintaining good health. Students will explore the components of metabolism, including anabolism and catabolism, as well as examine latent heat in phase changes. The relationship between energy and carbohydrates is also discussed, as is basal metabolic rate and the factors which influence it.

DVD / 2011 / () / 19 minutes

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CLOSER LOOK AT NUTRITION, A: PROTEINS & AMINO ACIDS

In A Closer Look at Nutrition: Proteins & Amino Acids, students will explore proteins and amino acids, the components which build them. Students will examine the role proteins play in the body and how they help maintain proper nutrition as well as sources of protein found in the diet. The importance of protein composition and shape is featured. Protein denaturation and complete versus incomplete proteins are also discussed.

DVD / 2011 / () / 17 minutes

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CLOSER LOOK AT NUTRITION, A: VITAMINS, MINERALS & WATER

Vitamins, minerals and water are all essential elements for proper nutrition of our body. Throughout this presentation, students will learn the importance of the various vitamins and minerals needed for proper nutrition as well as explain deficiencies and toxicities. Water will be explained in detail and viewers will understand the importance of water in the human body.

DVD / 2011 / () / 17 minutes

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HEALTHY EATING: A GUIDE TO NUTRITION - BASIC NUTRITION

Most young people acknowledge the need for fuels that won't harm the planet¡Xbut do they realize that also applies to fueling the body? This program guides students through the basic concepts of healthy eating and the principal nutrients that keep the human anatomy functioning properly. Outlining the properties and benefits of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, water, vitamins, and minerals, the video explains the difference between macronutrients and micronutrients, illustrates the functions of monosaccharides and disaccharides, highlights the virtues of whole grains, pinpoints the dangers of dehydration and vitamin deficiency, and presents eye-catching animation and in-depth commentary from nutrition experts clarifying each topic.

DVD / 2011 / () / 30 minutes

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TEACHING SYSTEMS NUTRITION 3: THE FOOD SPECTRUM

We know that nutrients come from foods. But hold on there smarty pants, what foods? How do you maintain a well-balanced diet? How do you know you're getting everything you need? This program unlocks a whole new door in understanding what foods do for you and your body.

DVD / 2011 / (Grades 7-12) / 26 minutes

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TEACHING SYSTEMS NUTRITION 5: PREVENTING NUTRITIONAL DISORDERS

Nutritional disorders are diseases that are related to a person's state of nutritional health. They are a growing and deadly problem in the United States and around the world. But get this, they are preventable. This program covers the ins and outs of disorders and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

DVD / 2011 / (Grades 7-12) / 26 minutes

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TEACHING SYSTEMS NUTRITION 6: EATING IN CONTEXT

Compact, round, curvy, fi t-humans come in all shapes and sizes. When we eat we eat in the context of our body types, cultures, diets and, believe it or not, our moods! This program explores the many contexts in which we eat and what they mean for nutrition.

DVD / 2011 / (Grades 7-12) / 26 minutes

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UNDERSTANDING NUTRITIONAL BASICS: IDEAS, INSIGHTS, AND INFORMATION

By Jenny Brogdon

Understanding Nutritional Basics: Ideas, Insights, and Information is designed to provide an easyto-understand guide on nutrition for athletes at all competitive levels and interests. The DVD reviews the key concepts involved in sports nutrition, and details what athletes should eat and why if they want to be at their competitive best. The DVD also features a special section that answers several of the most commonly asked questions that athletes have concerning sports nutrition.

Among the topics covered:
~ The basics
~ Food intake
~ Weight management


DVD / 2010 / () / 50 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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GOOD NUTRITION MADE EASY

This program encourages teens to meet their demanding growth needs with healthy eating habits. The importance of following the advice from the USDA's dietary guidelines is underscored. The food guide pyramid and the nutrition facts food label are introduced and explained.

Learning Objectives:
1) Students will learn about the Seven Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as established by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
2) To introduce to the student the USDA's Food Guide Pyramid and to the Nutrition Facts Food Label, from which they will learn how to obtain valuable information.
3) Students will be motivated to adopt nutritional habits that can result in a happier, more productive, and healthier lifestyle.


DVD / 2004 / (Grades 6-12) / 14 minutes

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NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Take the mystery out of food ingredients. Learn how to read the new food labels and discover how to use that knowledge to build healthier lives.

Learning Objectives
1) Students will learn which foods they should eat and the benefits of these foods will be discussed.
2) Students will learn what should be eaten in moderation and they'll be told about the consequences of eating too many of these foods.
3) Students will become familiar with the Nutrition Facts Label so they can use it to their advantage.


DVD / 2004 / () / 16 minutes

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BASIC NUTRITION FOR SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE

This is great for in-service training. Provides information about special problems of school-age children; growth needs; special calcium and iron needs; diet fads; recognizing anorexia and bulimia; sports nutrition basics; food service workers become better employees when they understand the nutritional challenges of the students they serve.

DVD (Region 1) / 1997 / () / 16 minutes

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DANGERS OF SUGAR AND SALT

This entertaining and informative program gets teens to think about how much sugar and salt they are eating, why too much sugar and salt can be harmful, and how to reduce their consumption of sugar and salt. The health dangers of sugar are presented with particular emphasis on sugary soft drinks. Too much sugar puts teens at risk for weight gain, obesity, diabetes, cancers and tooth decay. The average teen consumes a whopping 3,500 mg of salt every day, increasing the risks for high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack. Viewers learn how to decode nutritional labels, so they understand the many different names for sugar and for salt, and be able to identify hidden sugar and salt that lurk in packaged and processed foods.

DVD / / (Grades 7-College) / 20 minutes

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NUTRITION MYTHS AND FACTS

Carbs are bad¡K Grapefruit will make you lose weight¡K Red meat is unhealthy¡K

Today's teens are bombarded with confusing messages about nutrition. This program debunks the top ten nutrition myths and offers solid facts. By using a mix of real kid interviews, humorous fake commercials, and interviews with registered dietitians in an actual food lab, viewers learn about such things as how to read and understand food labels; why there is no magic potion for loosing weight; tasty alternatives to junk food; and, how teens can eat healthier and be happier with their own body images. Viewers learn that skipping meals is a sure fire way to actually gain unwanted pounds, and how even a moderate amount of exercise can make a huge difference in their overall health and well being.


DVD (Closed Captioned) / / (Grades 7-College) / 23 minutes

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SCIENTIFIC LOOK AT NUTRITION, A

Have you ever wondered what nutrition is really about? Well, with this interactive DVD you and your students will learn what happens to the food you consume and how it benefits your body. This presentation goes "behind the scenes" in your body to illustrate how the six essential nutrients work in the body. It also explains digestion, metabolism and the expenditure of energy.

DVD / / () / 23 minutes

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