Nutrition

Nutrition (2005)

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Nutrition explains how your body uses food for many purposes: to provide energy, to keep you from getting sick and to help you grow. Viewers explore key topics such as food groups and healthy food handling, and learn how to read labels effectively to make the best food choices.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Nutrition

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.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

My Pyramid: Choosing Nutritious Food and Healthy Activities (2007)

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What is Food? Drawing on prior knowledge our young nutritionist leads kids on an exploration of nutritious foods, healthy activities and appropriate serving sizes. They'll learn to classify and compare foods by nutritional value and food group. Students will prepare attractive examples of healthy meals and snacks and practice making healthy choices when eating out!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:21
My Pyramid: Choosing Nutritious Food and Healthy Activities

Preschoolers: Physical Development (2008)

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Viewers will learn the physical characteristics of preschoolers, how gross and fine motor skills are developed and the physical milestones that most children reach during this stage. We also take a look at the natural activities children are drawn to which help their physical development and strategies to encourage these activities.

Grade Level: 
Professional
Length: 
00:21
Preschoolers: Physical Development

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.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Nutrition

Digestion (1993)

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Take time to digest this show.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Digestion

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

Diabetes: Why Many Teens are at Risk (2009)

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As a direct result of poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, and obesity, Type 2 diabetes has become a serious health risk for many teens.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:16
Diabetes: Why Many Teens are at Risk

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