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Human Nutrition

Human Nutrition

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Nutrition is the study of nutrients in food and how the body uses them. Diet, health, and disease are key components of nutrition. This series provides an overview of the key elements, terms, and concepts related to the study of nutrition.

Illustration of a person with a large belly next to a bad of mega chips labeled party size and a stack of calories. Caption: can cause a person to be overweight,
Human Nutrition
Episode 1
28 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Diagram of foods containing Sucrose providing a combination of fructose and glucose or containing Lactose providing galactose and glucose after being processed by the liver. Caption: are also broken down and converted into glucose
Human Nutrition
Episode 2
28 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a military person pointing to a chart with pictures of bananas, apples, and leafy greens. Caption: Choose foods that provide more potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, and vitamin D--
Human Nutrition
Episode 3
37 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a cell and a molecule of NaCl. Made up mostly of water. Caption: The fluid around the cell contains sodium chloride
Human Nutrition
Episode 4
33 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Measuring cup. Eat the amount your body really needs. Measure out your portions. Caption: by measuring out your portions with measuring cups
Human Nutrition
Episode 5
36 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person speaking. Caption: Calcium is another mineral that is especially important
Human Nutrition
Episode 6
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a grazing cow. Greetings from the farm… Caption: (man) Like many foods,
Human Nutrition
Episode 7
17 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Human Nutrition: The Savvy Eater
Human Nutrition
Episode 8
24 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12