Nutrition

Heart Disease: America's Leading Cause of Death

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This video adapted from The Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease in America examines the environmental factors that decades ago made heart disease the leading killer in America. While its root causes were unknown at that time, today, researchers can trace the problem to changes in the American lifestyle after World War II. Postwar prosperity led to more sedentary lifestyles and fattier diets. And cigarettes, which were introduced to soldiers during the war, became broadly popular. Researchers believe that the epidemic can be reversed if people eat healthier diets, exercise more, and stop smoking.

3 Common Misconceptions About Sugar | Braincraft

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In response to earlier videos on sugar, here are three misconceptions most of us share.

Eat Healthy Food: Caveman Sticks to a Budget | 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 follows a family through the grocery store to learn about choosing healthy foods while sticking to a budget.

Snack Hacks | Fruit Sparklers

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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. Spark up creativity with Fruit Sparklers!

Energy! | Martha Speaks

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Learn about the power of energy and why we need it in this fun song from Martha Speaks!

Quick and Fun Snack: ANTS ON A LOG | Full-Time Kid

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Mya brings along her little sister Jada for this favorite homemade treat: Ants on a Log! With all sorts of fun (and healthy!) ingredients, Mya whips up a quick, delicious snack.

Crisis in Sudan

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The NewsHour's Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on Sudan's humanitarian crisis, where drought and food shortages are contributing to violence, political instability and death.

Clip 1: Meet Anthony Scavotto | In Defense of Food

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Learn how a real middle school student, Anthony Scavotto, and his family struggle to figure out what to eat to be healthy so he can play sports without getting tired, like other kids his age. Anthony gained 30 pounds over the course of a year and is faced with possible health problems. He is on a mission to make changes. However, diet-related diseases like diabetes are a real risk for Anthony and others like him. Even when we are trying to make healthy choices, our current food environment makes it very challenging to do so.

Eat Healthy Food: Caveman Makes Pizza | 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 from FFA students that every part of a pizza actually started in the earth, including the crust, sauce, cheese and vegetables!

Snack Hacks | Silly Salad

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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. This Silly Salad recipe brings a tasty smile!

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