Diet

Forks Over Knives

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Forks Over Knives examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.

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High
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01:36
Forks Over Knives

Fed Up (2014)

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Narrated by Katie Couric, Fed Up blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry-aided by the U.S. government-to mislead and confuse the American public.

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Fed Up

Vegucated (2010)

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Three People. Six Weeks. One Challenge.

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01:17
Vegucated

Life Style Diseases and How to Avoid Them

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The decisions teenagers make about diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol have an immediate impact on their health. Teens assume they are too young to get cancer, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, or other lifestyle diseases. But, in fact, the choices teens make can damage their health now and in the future.

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00:18
Life Style Diseases and How to Avoid Them

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.

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

Healthy You (2011)

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Childhood Obesity Initiative | WXXI Public Broadcasting is committed to the serious issue of child obesity and wellness. It's easy to learn how to become a "Healthy You." Just check out these short videos from WXXI. The Healthy You initiative includes television and online segments on nutrition, fitness and heart health.

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Primary
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Healthy You

Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

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Huge portion sizes, fat-filled diets, too much TV/video games and not enough exercise are common choices for a growing number of today’s teens. This timely program helps teens understand the serious health hazards of obesity and explores options for healthier eating and exercise. Program visits the Yale Bright Bodies clinic where teens and parents are learning how to change their lifestyles.

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Middle
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00:20
Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

Nutrition (1995)

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Bill likes to be active, a lean, mean, nutrition machine. Find out about his eating habits in this episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy.

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Elementary
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00:23
Nutrition

Nutrition and You (2007)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Nutrition Basics:

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Middle
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01:20
Nutrition and You

The Five Essential Habits of Healthy Teens (2009)

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All teens will benefit from learning these five “essential habits” based on recent wellness studies from top-ranking universities. Viewers follow Dr.

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Middle
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0:22
The Five Essential Habits of Healthy Teens

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