Nutrition

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? 

Go Outside and Play: Kids Use Energy | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happier, healthier and stronger! In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, Abby Brown discovers how kids have so much energy: a combination of healthy food, sleep and exercise.

Happy Healthy Kids | An "A-Peeling" Snack

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In this episode of Happy Healthy Kids, Miss Kelsey gets down to the core of why apples are such an a-“peeling” snack. Learn where apples hide their germ fighting, immune building secrets with a yummy recipe idea.

Eat Healthy Food: Caveman Learns about Hydration | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Caveman has traveled a long way, and a long time to learn more about healthy diets with Dan and friends! In this segment, Caveman learns that drinking water is the best way to stay cool, refreshed and hydrated while playing outside on a warm day.

Contaminants in the Arctic Human Population

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This video segment adapted from LOKE Films and the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme describes how people in the Arctic are exposed to high levels of toxic contaminants such as mercury and PCBs. Learn how persistent organic pollutants travel through the food chain and pose serious health risks to humans who consume contaminated animals. Examine how different populations are affected, and how people who eat traditional foods high on the marine food chain (such as polar bear, seal, and some types of whale) are most at risk.

Clip 7: Going Farming! | In Defense of Food

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Learn how in certain neighborhoods it’s very difficult to find fresh, healthy, affordable food. See how some schools are responding by giving students opportunities to get excited about growing, preparing, and eating plant-based food. Educators like Steve Ritz in the Bronx are fed up with seeing their kids getting sick and have found creative ways to help students grow food for themselves and their communities. This can happen anywhere from abandoned lots to hydroponic growing towers in a youth job-training program.

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!

Eat Healthy Food: Caveman Outdoor Cooking | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Caveman has traveled a long way, and a long time to learn more about healthy diets with Dan and friends! In this segment, Caveman meets a naturalist who shows him how to cook a healthy meal over campfire.

Snack Hacks | Apple Donuts

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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. Let the fun begin by making Apple Donuts!

Happy Healthy Kids | Fruity Sweets

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In this episode of Happy Healthy Kids, Miss Kelsey provides examples of sweet treats we can eat every day! Grow your awesomeness by snacking on these fruity sweets made by nature!

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