Nutrition

Cyberchase: Keeping It Balanced

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In this media-rich activity from Cyberchase, students use math to investigate the components of a healthy, well-balanced meal. They use the My Plate food chart as a reference to learn the proper proportions of each of the five food groups and plan a well-balanced meal.

Clip 6A: Sugar Flood | In Defense of Food

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Learn how prevalent sugar is in most things we consume and how eating and drinking too much of it can contribute to type 2 diabetes. Products containing large amounts of sugar, particularly sugar-sweetened beverages, are heavily marketed as normal and even healthy and we now consume far more sugar than we did in the past. This is damaging our health. Learn how type 2 diabetes develops when the body can’t get sugar out of the blood.

 

Your Salad Is Trying to Kill You | It's Okay to Be Smart

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Plants are the most important source of nutrients for pretty much all of Earth's animals, and many of the planet's bacteria and fungi too. Humans like them so much that we line them up in salad bars so we can feast upon their crunchy cronch by the plate full.

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.

Eat Healthy Food: Caveman Goes to a Farmers' Market | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Caveman has traveled a long way and a long time to learn more about nutrition with Dan and friends! In this segment, Caveman learns all about fresh fruits and vegetables as he visits a local farmers' market. Kids learn right along with Caveman as he finds out what a farmers’ market is, thumps a watermelon and identifies several different types of vegetables.

Healthy Eating Habits

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In this animated video segment adapted from the Eagle Books series produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mr. Eagle and Miss Rabbit discuss healthy eating with Rain That Dances and his friends Thunder Cloud, Simon, and Little Hummingbird. The children hear how Mother Earth grows plants for eating and learn about the many different kinds of fruits and vegetables. They discuss what they like to eat, and Miss Rabbit encourages them to try more fruits and vegetables to grow healthy and strong. She explains how they can eat fruits and vegetables at mealtimes as well as for snacks.

Kids In Action- City Sprouts

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City Sprouts is a community gardening program that promotes healthy eating, hard work, and nature education in urban communities. Hear from the kids in the program as they plant and harvest vegetables, and learn to cook new foods, in this video from Arthur: "D.W. the Picky Eater."

How to Make Lumpia: Filipino Egg Rolls | Full-Time Kid

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Thanksgiving is a time when family and friends come together to be thankful! Mya is thankful for Lumpia, traditional Filipino egg rolls, and in this video, she'll teach you how to make them!

Gullah Love and a Fish Fry in Myrtle Beach | Original Fare

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Learn about the Gullah Geechee food culture and the perfect low-country fish fry. Much of the southern cooking in this video was inspired by the cultural history of slaves in the American south. Those recipes have evolved into a contemporary style of cooking. Join host Kelly Cox on an early-morning fishing trip and see how to prepare the bounty: crab-stuffed flounder.

Alkenes & Alkynes | Crash Course Chemistry

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Today Hank talks about the deliciousness of alkenes & alkynes, their structures, and how to remember which is which by simply knowing the alphabet. Also, he breaks down hydrogenation, halogenation, polymerization, and triglycerides all while helping us figure out the meaning of different names for fats.

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