Nutrition and You

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Nutrition Basics:

This video introduces students to the fundamentals of nutrition. The program begins by reviewing the digestive process in the body through colorful animations. Each of the six major essential nutrients is highlighted including: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Everyday common food examples of each nutrient are highlighted. The importance of each nutrient to body wellness is stressed.

Balanced Diet:
This program provides students with the basic knowledge and skill to achieve a balanced diet. After reviewing the basic nutrient groups, the concepts of Recommended Dietary Allowances and food labels are introduced. The new USDA food pyramid is illustrated through vivid graphics, emphasizing each of the five major food groups. Special attention is placed on helping students plan a diet consisting of a wide variety of foods from the major food groups based on their age gender, and activity level. Other terminology includes calories, RDA, food labels, grains, vegetables, fruits, mild group, meats and beans group, and food pyramid. Includes Teacher's Guide and Student activities. Includes Teacher's Guide and Student activities.

Healthy Eating Habits:
This program stresses the fundamental skills needed to plan, select, and prepare foods that make up a healthy diet. A look at food labels helps students understand the nutritional contend of different foods. The process of food label comparison and selecting the best food is emphasized. Meal planning based on a person's individual dietary requirements is discussed in detail. The processes of grocery shopping an safe food preparation are covered. Other terminology includes: food pyramid, nutritional value, percent daily value, meal planning, grocery list, processed food, food preparation, and food-borne illness. Includes Teacher's Guide and Student activities. Includes Teacher's Guide and Student activities .

A Healthy Body:
This program addresses a number of other health issues including types o foods to avoid, healthy body weight, harmful substances, and the importance of regular exercise. The importance of rest sleep, especially for adolescents, is discussed. The need for regular physical examinations including seeing a medical doctor, dentist, and having eyes examined regularly is emphasized. Other terminology includes: junk food, salt, fatty foods, sugar, drugs, and alcohol, vigorous exercise, physical exam, dental exam, and eye exam. Includes Teacher's Guide and Student activities.

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GVLIB101361
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B327