Nutrition 101: A Taste of Food and Fitness Video Training

Based on Nutrition 101: A Taste of Food and Fitness 3rd edition, this video training presents a basic overview of nutrition and helps to underscore the importance of nutrition in daily life. The program offers tools for guiding food choices, information on macronutrients and micronutrients, information to assist you in making good diet decisions, and an overview of nutrition issues in the media. This 8-hour video training is divided into seven lessons that can be viewed concurrently or individually. Published 2015.

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Lesson 1–Nutrition Is Important to You! Video Training
There are many reasons people become interested in nutrition. What is important is that we use factual information to make decisions. This training will give you basic information and help you sort out the facts from fiction. Run Time: 13:33 min. Use this Flash version to view online in streaming video.
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Lesson 1–Nutrition Is Important to You! Video Training
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Lesson 2–Tools for Guiding Food Choices Video Training
The focus of this lesson is on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, MyPlate, and the Nutrition Facts label. These three tools for guiding food choices were developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist in guiding food choices that meet personal taste and preferences as well as health goals. Run Time: 33:12 min. Use this Flash version to view online in streaming video.
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Lesson 2–Tools for Guiding Food Choices Video Training
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Lesson 3–Macronutrients: The Energy Nutrients Video Training
The Energy Nutrients Protein, Carbohydrate, and Fat are the three major food categories that supply energy. They are called macronutrients because the body uses large quantities of them. This lesson looks at each category in depth. Run Time: 32 min. Use this Flash version to view online in streaming video.
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Lesson 3–Macronutrients: The Energy Nutrients Video Training
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Lesson 4–Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals Video Training
This lesson provides a good overview of vitamins and minerals or micronutrients your body needs in small amounts. Run Time: 13 min. Use this Flash version to view online in streaming video.
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Lesson 4–Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals Video Training
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Lesson 5–Diet Decisions Video Training
This lesson covers two different eating patterns: Vegetarianism and Diabetic Diets. Both have been around for a long time but recently they have become more important to the general population, including requests in schools. Run Time: 15 min. Use this Flash version to view online in streaming video.
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Lesson 5–Diet Decisions Video Training
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Lesson 6–Putting it All Together Video Training
The first five lessons of Nutrition 101 presented the basics of nutrition. Lesson 6 brings all of these areas together and discusses the main factors that influence food choices. Run Time: 9:29 min. Use this Flash version to view online in streaming video.
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Lesson 6–Putting it All Together Video Training
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Lesson 7–Nutrition Issues in the Media Video Training
New discoveries in nutrition science are made daily; yet, the basics of good nutrition have not changed. Current information supports variety, balance, and moderation. New information provides more details on healthful food choices and eating patterns. Today, nutrition news is everywhere. This lesson focuses on how you can find and recognize good, factual information. Run Time: 12 min. Use this Flash version to view online in streaming video.
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Lesson 7–Nutrition Issues in the Media Video Training
New discoveries in nutrition science are made daily; yet, the basics of good nutrition have not changed. Current information supports variety, balance, and moderation. New information provides more details on healthful food choices and eating patterns. Today, nutrition news is everywhere. This lesson focuses on how you can find and recognize good, factual information. Run Time: 12 min. Download this WMV version and save to your computer by right-clicking on the link.
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