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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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Eat Less: The Upside of Downsizing
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directed by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 29 mins
The portions we consider “normal” have expanded, and so have our waistlines. This program explores the USDA’s recommendation to “eat less” and “avoid oversized portions.” Learn: -why most people consume far more food and calories than they did in past decades -how the quality of that food has change...
directed by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011; produced by Kevin McCarthy, fl. 2011 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 29 mins
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Pass on the Salt: Shaking the Habit
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produced by Jennifer A. Smith, fl. 1998-2015 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 20 mins
You hardly touch the salt shaker, so you can’t eat too much salt, right? Wrong. Teach students to suss out sodium in foods, and how to reduce their intake. When a third of Americans have hypertension, the USDA’s new sodium guideline is not to be taken lightly (...er, with a grain of salt).
produced by Jennifer A. Smith, fl. 1998-2015 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 20 mins
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The Skinny on Solid Fats
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produced by Jennifer A. Smith, fl. 1998-2015 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 17 mins
This program explains the different types of fat and why solid fats are harmful to your health (and waistline!). Take a ride on an LDL and HDL raft to discover how fats affect your cholesterol. Find out where fats hide in your diet and ways to reduce the amount you consume.
produced by Jennifer A. Smith, fl. 1998-2015 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 17 mins
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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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Carbs: Elements of Human Nutrition
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directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 22 mins
Learn About Carbs: -What they are -Why we need them -How our bodies use them -How many we should eat each day -Which foods are healthier choices for carbs than others. -The role of glucose, fructose, sucrose, lactose and other sugars in the diet. -Why people who go on carb-reducing diets lose weight -Why carbohydr...
directed by Mike Poglitsch; produced by Kathleen O. Ryan (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 22 mins
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