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Men Who Made Us Fat Series
In this three-part series, journalist Jacques Peretti explores the profitable ways eating habits have been revolutionized over the last 40 years: investigating a sweetener championed in the 1970s to make use of the excess corn grown by farmers but now known to interfere with the hormone that controls appetite; the history of “supersizing”; and the introduction of value meals, king-size snacks, and multi-buy promotions. Examining assumptions about what is and is not healthy, Peretti also explores developments in dietary advice and the power of marketing and advertising on the choices we make.
Small Steps to Healthy Eating Habits
Changing our eating habits, or behaviors, takes time. See how making small changes in these behaviors can help you reach your goal of healthy eating—for life.
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.
Nutrition: it is what every living being needs to survive. In the animal kingdom, food is necessary for growth and to obtain energy used by organs and tissue. In the plant kingdom, plants capture and convert the sun’s energy directly using the process of photosynthesis. Learn all about water, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins, digestion phases, digestion characteristics, and how each of these elements facilitates survival. Plus, discover how various foods help each part of our bodies function.
Teaching Systems Nutrition Series
Pizza, pasta, pancakes, papaya, and pie... What should you eat? So many choices! But eating is more than just consuming delicious foods; it's essential. The Standard Deviants Nutrition gets down to the fruits and nuts of the vitamins, minerals, and water needed to make our bodies work. Teens will understand the importance of the choices they make to maintain a healthy, strong lifestyle and what makes up the perfect plate!