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Nutrition Controversies [electronic resource]

Learning Zone Express (Firm)
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Depending on who's doing the talking, the messages about food and nutrition that students hear can be confusing and even outright contradictory. In this video, the host and two teens take a closer look at controversial nutrition topics to get the straight facts on food safety, organic foods, genetically engineered foods, food allergies, MSG, functional foods, dietary supplements, and more. An entertaining and enlightening video! Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
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23 min.
6 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 07, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning (2:49)
  • Food Safety/Food Allergies (2:08)
  • Organic Foods (2:08)
  • Benefits of Organic Farming and Foods (2:34)
  • Season vs. Out of Season Produce (2:55)
  • Biotechnology (2:43)
  • Functional Foods (3:15)
  • Multivitamins and Protein (2:33)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2009.
Publisher no.
41266 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (23 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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