Dinner used to be a time to sit down to a wholesome, home-cooked meal – a rarity today! This video shows how a nutritious dinner can improve physical and mental performance and help control weight.
After pointing out some alarming health trends, the program explains why it’s important to not skip meals, and how to increase consumption of high-fiber, high-protein, low-fat, low-cholesterol foods through a range of strategies – including better communication with adults, smart snacking, nutrition-label awareness, and helpful guidelines found at www.mypyramid.gov.
Tips on ways to squeeze a nutritious dinner into a super-busy lifestyle are also featured.
Suitable for middle and high school. Viewing time: 20 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.