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Bugs for Breakfast: Food and Culture
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(Learning Seed, 2001), 19 mins, 19 page(s)
This DVD presents a multicultural exploration of eating habits, looks at cultural food taboos, and shows how acceptable food is a matter of culture, not taste. It also looks at gender differences in food preferences.
(Learning Seed, 2001), 19 mins, 19 page(s)
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Knife Knowledge 101: Making the Cut
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(Learning Seed, 2010), 29 mins, 29 page(s)
In this DVD, chef Christopher Koetke describes the parts of a knife, outlines different types of knives, and teaches knife handling and care skills.
(Learning Seed, 2010), 29 mins, 29 page(s)
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Minerals: Elements of Human Nutrition
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directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 27 mins
Minerals are more than squares on the periodic table; they’re crucial to our health. Learn the names and functions of minerals, and which foods are the best sources to ensure proper nutrition. Understand the differences between vitamins and minerals, and what defines a mineral as “major” or “trace.” Al...
directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 27 mins
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Protein Elements Of Human Nutrition
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directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 22 mins
The word “protein” comes from a Greek word that means “of prime importance.” Proteins help us see, contract our muscles, and clot blood. Our organs and immune system are made up of mostly protein. Learn what a protein is and the foods that provide it, how our bodies process protein, the difference between...
directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 22 mins
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Vitamins: Elements of Human Nutrition
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directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 24 mins
Do you hear the word “vitamins” and envision pills? In fact, our main source of vitamins is the food that we eat. This video teaches the basics about these essentials to human nutrition. Learn what vitamins are, and how they keep us healthy. Get tips on the best ways to get all the vitamins you need. Explore...
directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 24 mins
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Water: Elements of Human Nutrition
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directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 30 mins
Learn what water does for the body, from cell structure and joint lubrication to body temperature regulation and vitamin dissolution. Understand potential problems, such as what dehydration is and can do, and what water contamination means to third world countries and disaster areas. Learn what concerns surround...
directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 30 mins
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Added Sugars: The Bitter Truth
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(Learning Seed, 2013), 17 mins, 17 page(s)
This program explains the differences between added and naturally occurring sugars and examines how extra calories from sugar become fat molecules in the body. The DVD also highlights the dangers of having too much sugar in the bloodstream and offers tips on how to reduce daily sugar intake.
(Learning Seed, 2013), 17 mins, 17 page(s)
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Eat Smart: My Plate and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines
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directed by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 29 mins
Using MyPlate and the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines, this program presents a practical overview of the basic concepts of healthy eating. Learn about the Guidelines’ three main recommendations: eat nutrient-dense foods, balance calories, and reduce solid fats, added sugars and sodium. See how MyPlate helps you buil...
directed by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 29 mins
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Fats: Elements of Human Nutrition
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directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 22 mins
We often think of fat as harmful, but it is actually very important to the body. It is equally important to learn the effects of fats on the body in order to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Why is fat so important to a person’s diet? Is all fat bad? Discover the importance of lipids to good nutrition, t...
directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 22 mins
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Get Off the SoFAS! Avoiding Solid Fats and Added Sugars
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(Learning Seed, 2012), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
This program explores health issues created by solid fats and added sugars, compares their common properties, and emphasizes new nutritional guidelines that suggest that humans avoid consuming calorie-laden foods full of solid fats and added sugars. It also considers the role of higher quality fats and sugars in t...
(Learning Seed, 2012), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
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