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When Food is the Enemy: Eating Disorders - This new video takes a look at all the major eating disorders and their symptoms, including anorexia, bulimia and hinge eating. Eating disorders cover a wide diversity of eating problems from the starvation diets of the anorectic to the individuals who are obese. The key to this topic is the underlying emotional problems that affect the way these victims perceive themselves. This type of disfunction may have serious and life-threatening complications and can be difficult to treat. However, experts and patients will provide insight into the causes and current methods of treatment. An excellent overview of a hidden but growing problem. 15 minutes  FDJ11009

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Investigating Food Additives - Additives - healthful or harmful? Without preservatives, bread would get moldy, salad oil would go rancid and other foods would spoil on the shelves, but consumers remain concerned about safety and the long-term effects of additives. This new video details what additives are and how they work. It covers preservatives, antioxidents, stabilizers, buffers, additives which provide color and flavor and highlights BHA, BHT and sulfites. It also discusses how the Food and Drug Administration closely monitors and evaluates consumer problems with food additives, particularly adverse reactions to ensure that additives are indeed safe. An excellent addition to classes in foods, consumerism and nutrition. 23 minutes FDJ11077

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Fad Diets: The Weight Loss Merry-Go-Round
Lose 10 pounds in 10 days or your money back! "1 lost 100 pounds in 10 weeks...and never went hungry!" Eat anything you want... whenever you want.. and still lose weight!
Have you been lured into a "smoke and mirrors" weight loss program? You've seen the ads that promise you'll finally be the person you've always wanted to be. All you have to do is eat 17-1/2 pieces of Kiwi fruit for three days followed by 8 medium boiled potatoes! Consumers spend millions of dollars trying to lose extra pounds through pills, extreme weight loss programs and even surgery when there's only ONE rule that applies: "You must burn more calories than you eat. In this video nutrition experts identify several of the more popular fad diets and why they're so appealing. Fad diets often do work - in the short term; hut in the long term, they do not offer healthy weight maintenance. This relevant new program will not only clarify the dangers and frustrations of fad diets, hut also offer suggestions to help you make the transition to healthier eating habits...habits that will result in healthy weight loss and a lifetime of learning how to maintain your ideal weight. 16 minutes
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Food Sensitivities: Allergy and Intolerance - A frantic call comes into 911. The victim is unable to breathe and is unresponsive. A drug overdose? Asthma attack? This victim came in contact with a life-threatening poison. ..peanuts. For millions, food allergies create severe problems. This video will explain the difference between food allergy and food intolerance, including symptoms and ways in which they can be relieved. The eight most common food allergens will be covered as well as how to create a response plan in case of an allergic reaction. Although the majority of food allergens are inconvenient and uncomfortable, some can be potentially fatal. An informative and helpful look at an age-old problem. 11 minutes FDJ11065

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Exploring Vegetarianism:A Healthy Alternative - Am I a vegetarian if I don't eat meat but I do eat fish? Can I still have milk and be a vegetarian? What about eggs? These are just some of the questions we'll answer in this comprehensive new video about a popular but often misunderstood subject. Terms like vegan, ovolacto vegetarian, and ovo vegetarian will be clearly defined. Vegetarians will offer first hand information on which foods provide all the necessary vitamins, minerals and other nutritional supplements to keep our bodies healthy. And we'll take a look at breakfast, lunch, dinner and maybe a few snacks, from a vegetarian perspective. Sample menus will he provided at the end of the program and in the viewer's guide. What a great way to educate your students on a healthy, alternative lifestyle. 19 minutes FDJ11076

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Paper Plates To Silver Spoons: The Complete Guide to Table Manners - This entertaining video takes both a serious and a humorous look at the importance of learning table manners. Viewers see the benefits of learning proper techniques so that they become natural rather than using correct manners only on special occasions. Starting with a discussion of different kinds of meal settings, utensils and the order in which they are used, viewers are taken through the steps of a meal. This entertaining production illustrates the importance of a good posture, how to hold and use utensils, and how to be prepared for conversation. The program shows the correct way to eat most common foods (salad, soup, bread, steaks, desserts, etc.). Viewers learn what to do when faced with tricky situations - a drink is spilled or a utensil dropped, food is offered which they don't or can't eat, a question is asked and their mouth is full, a situation arises and they don't know what to do, and much more! This video covers both formal and informal occasions and teaches manners that will assure confidence in any dining situation. 40 minutes CCP0148V-Mg1

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Introduction To Food Science - Examines the scientific principles involved in food - its production, storage and use. Shows how the scientific methods are used to research and experiment with food. Includes a discussion of the six main nutrients and food sources of each. Chemical and physical changes in food during cooking are also covered. 13 minutes FDJ24694
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Food Science Technology - This video takes a step beyond Introduction To Food Science. Topics include microorganisms, methods of food preservation including irradiation and freeze drying, functions of nutrients, emulsions, mixtures, additives, toxicology and other chemical reactions. Laboratory experiments will demonstrate mold growth, food spoilage, the role of acids and bases in food production and others. Career opportunities are also discussed. Use this video to provide a more in-depth look at food science in your foods and nutrition courses. 23 minutes FDJ2452

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Consumer Foods - Have you taken a trip to the grocery store lately? It seems as if the shelves are growing larger and larger every day with the introduction of with new, different, and improved foods. Start your own classroom video library of titles to educate young consumers. This series contains an overview of specialized ethnic cuisine and convenience foods that are readily found in the store, as well as some wonderful advice on how to shop and save money at the same time. This valuable video set will remind students and adults to prepare a list, consider cost-per-serving, and never shop for food while hungry. If these money saving tips aren't enough, your students will certainly benefit from the quick lesson of buying quality meats without overspending.
Overview of Cuisine. 9 minutes 2208-MG1

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Cooking With Convenience Foods. 11 minutes 2219-MG1

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Wise Food Shopping. 10 minutes 2209-MG1

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Saving Money On Your Food Bill: Buying Meats  20 minutes 2220-MG1

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Consumer Food Series 2220Set-Mg1

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Cambride Nutrition Series
The Cambridge Nutrition Series Nutrition Food Labels: The Inside Story on What's Inside - Starting with a brief look at the history and evolution of the food label, this timely presentation gives viewers useful information on the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act that became effective in 1994. When a label says "light, "what does this mean? What is a 'Daily Value" and how does it relate to you? How can a food label help you eat a healthier diet? Viewers find answers to these and other questions in this exciting presentation about the information available on virtually all food packages. Additionally, they learn how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid relate to the valuable facts found on labels. An entertaining and essential lesson for classes studying contemporary nutrition or consumerism, groups discussing family nutrition, and individuals interested in making the best nutritional choices. 35 minutes CCP0208V-mg1

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What's Eating You? A Guide to Sensible Dieting - Begins by examining how historical and cultural perspectives of what is beautiful and attractive have changed over the years. The program takes an in-depth look at how the body works and what it needs to make it function most efficiently. Covers what approaches to losing weight really work and which ones don't! The approaches that don't work (liquid diets, weight loss pills) are touted as quick and easy cures but are really ineffective or outright dangerous. This program discusses the dangers of over-eating and fasting and examines how nutritional requirements differ between teenagers and adults. Teens are shown that a healthy diet, exercise and a positive self-image are the keys to looking and feeling great! 40 minutes CCP0090V-mg1

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The Food Guide Pyramid: Contemporary Nutrition - Why did The Pyramid replace the food groups as a guide to good nutrition? What came before the food groups? Starting with a brief but entertaining history of nutrition, this program illustrates how contemporary nutrition can improve how you look, how you feel, and how you live. This timely production highlights the foods from the major food groups and their relationship to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Food Guide Pyramid is explained with emphasis on how the sections and the pyramid as a complete unit relate to individuals. Viewers learn how to apply the principles shown in the pyramid to their daily diets and lifestyles. Using a fast-paced format with graphics and informative interviews, this program provides tips on the use of sugar, fats, and fiber in our diets along with discussions of cholesterol, fat, and calories. What is a serving? Why are fruits and vegetables important? What is a gram offat? How can we make healthy food choices? With an entertaining format, this video provides answers to these and other nutritional questions. An important lesson for any class discussing contemporary nutrition and for people who want to make the best nutritional choices. 30 minutes  CCP0136V-mg1

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Cambridge Nutrition Series CCPNutsV-mg1

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The Exercise And Nutrition Connection - Nutrition, exercise and personal fitness are a focal point of society now as never before in history. There is almost a societal obsession for health and nutrition, especially as they relate to personal appearance. This can he very dangerous leading to eating disorders and other physical and emotional problems. Having the facts about nutrition and exercise can help prevent problems and assure a healthy approach to diet and fitness. How nutrition and exercise affect you, personally, is determined by many factors, your metabolism being the most basic of these factors. This program explores nutrition, exercise and your metabolism, as they are integrated into your daily routine for a healthy lifestyle. An explanation of metabolism, along with nutritional requirements for your physical type, are combined with basic exercise and fitness tips to keep you in top form for the active lifestyle you lead. 26 minutes FDJ11053

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Why We Eat What We Eat - Why do we choose to eat certain foods? This film covers the influence of media, background, and life-style on the foods chosen. The way foods are prepared directly relates to family background, time constraints, and knowledge of food and preparation. The film also explains unhealthy eating habits, excess fatty content and its effects on the body, and more serious problems like anorexia and bulimia. 17 minutes N745V-MG1

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Best Breakfast - Is breakfast the most important meal of the day - or are dieters smart by skipping it? Besides covering energy level, the food pyramid and fat intake, this video introduces viewers to people with varied ideas about the morning meal. Let each of them teach your students about breakfast choices.. .the good, the bad and the healthy! 22 minutes LS179-MG1

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CHOW! A Nutritional Curriculum - This fast-paced humorous video combats the typical teen "So What?" attitude toward nutrition. It is keyed to a complete 10 lesson curriculum that makes it easy for you to involve students in dozens of appealing activities as well as giving them facts about diet and exercise. (Includes 75 page curriculum foldout Healthy Eating Pyramid with Eater's and teacher's guide) 28 minutes Sc2722-Mg1

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Interactive CD-ROMs for Food and Nutrition! - We've taken four of our best-selling videos on foods and nutrition and developed each of them as a complete, interactive training module on CDROM. Using live action video, each CD-ROM program guides the user through a series of learning objectives and interactive testing to make sure the information is absorbed. After each section of the video, pertinent questions are asked. If viewers give the wrong answer, they will automatically be taken hack to review the video component containing the answer. When they are finished, users can print out a certificate of completion which can be turned in to the course instructor. Why not consider a well-paced, user-friendly interface to make learning easier for your students!
Eating Healthy: What Is A Serving? - The new USDA guidelines for nutrition include revised serving sizes and recommendations, so we've updated this program to correlate this information with the Food Guide Pyramid. Health benefits are discussed and viewers are encouraged to take advantage of the new USDA recommendations, ensuring a healthy diet. FDJ11075

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Low Fat Cooking - Current nutritional and dietary requirements recommend limiting fat content in a healthy diet. New guidelines from the USDA and new food labeling regulations make it easier for consumers to make healthy choices. This informative video discusses low fat cooking and gives examples of cooking techniques as well as several delicious recipes. 9317-Mg1

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An Introduction To Food Science - Examines the scientific principles involved in food - its production, storage and use. Shows how the scientific methods are used to research and experiment with food. Includes a discussion of the six main nutrients and food sources of each. Chemical and physical changes in food during cooking are also covered.  FDJ24692

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Food Safety: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You - This up-to-date program teaches viewers about the dangers present in everyone s kitchen, like food poisoning, pan fires, allowing foods to spoil because they weren't refrigerated, storing and packaging improperly, and under cooking, for example. Avoid these and other problems before they happen by learning safety precautions now and for the future. 9319-Mg1

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Lab Packs available. Any 5 CD's $240.00 Call 800-776-8093 to order    
Vegetarianism - Defines the vegetarian lifestyle and discusses daily nutritional requirements and how to meet them while eating a vegetarian diet. 13 minutes 2206-Mg1

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Amazing Grains - This video is a quick trip through the world of grains from staples such as rice, wheat and corn to lesser known grains. Viewers will learn what grain is, why it's so good to eat, where it comes from and how it gets from the field to the table. Amazing Grains is a basic ingredient in your recipe for a foods unit. 20 minutes LS231-Mg1

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Contemporary Nutrition -An Interactive Look at the Food Guide Pyramid - This interactive multimedia CD-ROM highlights the foods from the major food groups and their relationship to C.DJ the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Utilizing footage from the award winning video, The Food Guide Pyramid, the program explains the pyramid with emphasis on how the sections relate to individuals. Students learn how to apply the principles shown in the food guide pyramid to their daily diets. In this interactive format, students view video clips packed with useful information and answer a series of related questions. Answer a question correctly, and the student proceeds. Answer a question incorrectly, and the program quickly reviews the video segment in which the information was covered. One compact disc and documentation. (Windows Only!) CCP0320W-Mg1  

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The Fats Of Life CD-ROM - FATS is the newest four-letter word to gain attention. And the computer is the fastest-growing, interactive way to teach students. Put them together and you have The Eats Of Life, a CD-ROM that is part software, part video and all solid instruction. Using video, sound, hyperlinks, lots of graphics and pictures, this CD-ROM really encourages your students to learn about dietary fat and good nutrition. The main menu offers these interactive choices: o The Basics o Dining Out o Nutritional Makeovers o Fatbuster Game o Lowfat, No Fat, Fake Fat o The Fat Or Fiction Test o Recipes To Cut The Fat. Users select their own paths as they measure their eating habits in terms of fat and calories. They watch a video or slide presentation about fat, cholesterol, calories and "Iite" cooking methods. And, as an added feature, teachers can use a record-keeping option to track student progress. Can be used on either a Macintosh or an IBM computer. LS211-Mg1  

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Healthy Lifestyles CD-ROM - This multimedia program provides information to help people make the hest decisions for living healthy and feeling good. The two CD-ROM set contains sections covering diet/exercise, smoking, alcohol abuse, sexual health and teen pregnancy. (Contains 2 Windows CD-ROMs and documentation) CCP0412W-Mg1  

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Nutrition And Menu Planner CD-ROM - This fun, interactive program allows the user to plan a day's menu including breakfast, lunch and dinner by choosing foods from the nutrition pyramid groupings. nutritional values of food items will appear along side each food selection as meals are planned for the day. Personal information will be stored in a database to be accessed later to compare these personal nutrition requirements with the food values selected from over 4000 items. Live action video clips on the nutrition pyramid as well as useful information about the new food label provide a fun, hands-on activity for individuals interested in practicing good nutrition 9305-MG1  

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Interactive Guide To What's Inside Nutrition Food Labels - This interactive multimedia CD-ROM provides an entertaining and essential lesson on the history and evolution CD of the food label. Students learn about today's food labels and how they can use the information to make healthy food choices. Utilizing footage from the video, Nutrition Food Labels, the program explains how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid relate to the valuable facts found on labels. In this interactive format, sttidents view video clips packed with useful information and answer a series of related questions. Answer a question correctly, and the student proceeds. Answer a question incorrectly and the program quickly reviews the video segment in which the information was covered. One compact disc and documentation. (Windows Only!) CCP0323W-mg1  

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Taste and Flavor: The Inside Story - One of the joys of eating is savoring flavorful, tasty food. But what we perceive as "taste is actually much more. This video explores the difference between what we know as taste and flavor, including taste buds and sense of smell, as well as how our taste changes as we become older. 10 minutes 2276-Mg1

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 Nutrition Series
The New Nutrition Pyramid - One of the main reasons for revising the USDA food pyramid was to help people analyze their eating habits and start making healthy choices. This video provides information on the five food groups, helps viewers look at personal eating habits, and stresses the importance of a well-balanced diet in conjunction with exercise. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle means knowing how the body functions, providing for nutritional needs and eating a balanced diet from the food pyramid. 13 minutes 2236-Mg1

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Read The Food Label - Examines the new labeling requirements imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which will make nutrition information universal in the marketplace - almost every food will carry it. In addition, the new regulations will ensure that all nutrition information is up-to-date with the dietary needs of Americans in the 90s. 15 minutes 2237-MG1

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Eating Healthy: What Is A Serving? - The new U SDA guidelines for nutrition include revised serving sizes and recommendations, so we've updated this video to correlate this information with the Food Guide Pyramid. Health benefits are discussed and viewers are encouraged to take advantage of the new USDA recommendations, ensuring a healthy diet. 8 minutes 2240-MG1

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Nutrtion Series 2241-Mg1

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Food Pyramid Bingo Life In The Fast Food Lane - The lunch hour calls most Americans to the drive-thru lane or to the dining area of a well-known fast food restaurant. Knowing what or what not to eat can he very tricky because most menu items are high in fat, calories and sodium. This video offers tips for making wise fast food choices, including specific ways to cut fat and calories, and steps for adding complex carbohydrates and fiber. It introduces some new lighter foods offered by many fast food chains. It also gives a comparison of leading fast food items: burgers, fries, chicken, pizza and breakfast foods. An excellent program for those who want to eat a healthy, balanced diet but continue to find themselves trapped in the fast food lane.  SPbingo-Mg1  Game

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