We’re surrounded by processed snack foods – and they taste so good! It’s a shame they’re just not good for us. Filmed at a high school that has implemented a healthy food vending program, this video explains why “junk food” is fittingly named and shows students how to balance their diets with nutritious snack alternatives.
Information on obesity and other serious health problems is presented, with thorough coverage of the evils of trans fats and bad cholesterol. Viewers will also learn about the building blocks of healthy nutrition, how to make sense of food labels, and how www.mypyramid.gov can be used to plan a healthy snack counterattack.
Onscreen quizzes keep the experience interactive. Viewing time: 21 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2006. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD plus 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
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This item is part of Eating Right, Day and Night Series.