Eating Habits

The Third Plate

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The Third Plate is chef Dan Barber's extraordinary vision for a new future of American eating. After more than a decade spent investigating farming communities around the world in pursuit of singular flavor, Barber finally concluded that - for the sake of our food, our health, and the future of the land - America's cuisine required a radical transformation.

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14:31
The Third Plate

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

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.

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Middle
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00:23
My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

Essential Nutrition (2010)

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This video program helps students understand why the body needs a wide range of nutrients to maintain itself. Nutrient types are illustrated through common examples of food. Special emphasis is placed on healthy eating habits.

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High
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0:20
Essential Nutrition