#7731 Depriving the human body of proper nutrition is like taking away a cars gasoline – as well as its steel, aluminum, rubber, and upholstery. This program explores the function and importance of nutrients, explaining why we need a balanced food intake and illustrating the health problems that result when we dont eat properly.
Viewers learn about a wide variety of necessary vitamins and minerals and encounter diet-related illnesses that result from inadequate quantities of some foods and their associated nutrients. The consequences of consuming too much of some food types are also explored in detail.
Viewing time: 25 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2009. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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