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Nutrition and You (2007)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Nutrition Basics:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Nutrition and You

My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

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The number of overweight and obese kids continues to grow at a startling rate. In response to this epidemic, the US government has issued a new set of Dietary Guidelines for Americans (released in January 2011) as well as a brand-new visual icon, MyPlate, which replaces the old MyPyramid.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

MyPlate and You: Learning about Nutrition, Health and Exercise

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This fast-paced and entertaining program conforms with the newest USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, 2011. Viewers learn about MyPlate, the latest visual representation of what—and how much—we should eat at one sitting.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
MyPlate and You: Learning about Nutrition, Health and Exercise

Seguridad Alimentaria-segmento 1

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En este segmento la Dra. Ada Laureano Carrasquillo, profesora de nutrición define los términos seguridad alimentaria y escasez. También nos habla del efecto de los cambios climatológicos y el consumo recurrente y cómo éstos producen un problema de riesgo de seguridad alimentaria.

Viandharina: Seguridad alimentaria segmento 1

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Este segmento trata sobre un novedoso proyecto agro-industrial que promete aportar de manera favorable al tema de la seguridad alimentaria local. En el mismo conocemos sobre una compañia dedicada al mercado de alimentos procesados con frutos de nuestra tierra.

Viandharina: Seguridad alimentaria segmento 3

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En este segmento vemos el proceso de recibo de la materia prima, el peso y el empaque del producto. También aprendemos sobre el control de seguridad utilizado en caso de que se deba hacer un "recall" de algún producto.

Food, Inc.: The Dollar Menu

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In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that's been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government's regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. In this clip, a family compares the cost of eating fast food to healthier options at the grocery store. Students should discuss the economics of the food industry and how the cost of foods affects their choices.

Seguridad Alimentaria-segmento 3

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En este video conoceremos el vivero llamado Desde mi Huerto donde se nos explica que hay dos tipos de cultivos. También conoceremos sobre ciertas semillas recuperadas y que se pensaban perdidas debido al exilio del jíbaro a la ciudad.

Food Justice

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Urban high school students discuss problems in food systems and what can be done about them in this adaptation of a video they created in collaboration with the Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island. They discuss lack of access to fresh fruits and vegetables in urban areas; the high cost of healthy food compared to cheap and abundant junk food; the lack of food grown locally; and animal cruelty. The students offer solutions to these problems, such as urban gardening, buying local food at farmers markets, composting, recycling, and tree planting.

Seguridad Alimentaria-segmento 2

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En este segmento se nos muestra un proyecto llevado a cabo en la Finca Ríopatillas. Se presenta el proceso correcto de cultivo y cómo hacer nuestro huerto casero. Según la FAO, son fincas como esta las que gestionan la mayor parte de las tierras y producen alrededor del 80% de los alimentos del planeta.

What Do Hot Sauce Labels Say About America? | PBS Idea Channel

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Peppers are the essence of hot sauce, and hot sauce is the essence of spicy. You might be a hot sauce lover, but how much thought have you given to their labels? If you've ever taken a second to examine them, you might notice some patterns and similarities amongst them. What does this say about Americans' attitude towards hot sauces, or even towards food in general? 

The Couch Potato Blues | The Healthy Kids Project

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Learn that food and physical activity affect how we feel. Healthy choices help us to feel good and to perform at our best!

Between the Lions - Vegetable Medley

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Learn vocabulary through a song about the importance of eating healthy, from Between the Lions: "A Birthday for Cow!" Real life vegetable puppets sing a song about the importance of eating vegetables each and everyday. Featured vocabulary includes: carrots, asparagus, broccoli, peas, beans, vegetables, delicious, nutritious, corn, and zucchini.

Digestive System | Science Trek

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Your body needs food for energy, vitamins and minerals. But food needs to be broken down into a substance your body can use. That’s the job of your digestive system. Find out more on this episode of Science Trek.  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, gastroenterologists Drs. Matt Sericati and Brian Story answer students’ questions.

Snack Hacks | Crispy Fruit Trees

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Snack Hacks are fun healthy recipes to make with your child that provide positive experiences with healthy foods. Spend some quality time together while building science, reading, and math skills. Create a Crispy Fruit Tree forest with this recipe!

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