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These videos are about various topics related to nutrition.
Diet and disease in modern society
Call Number: AV Reserves - Behind Circulation Desk RM216 .D54 2004 DVD
Publication Date: 2004
This video investigates the relationship between diet and a number of frequently inter-related diseases and conditions, including heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, obesity, Type 2 diabetes and cancer. Topics covered include lipoproteins, fats, fiber, electroyte minerals, smoking, and alcohol consumption.
Call Number: AV Reserves - Behind Circulation Desk TP248.65 .F66 G66 2006 DVD
Publication Date: 2006
Three discs on genetically modified foods. Disc 1: Unnatural Selection, talks about the threats of breeding genetically modified foods to the natural environment and farmers; Disc 2: Hidden Dangers in Kids Meals contains a movie explaining why genetically engineered foods are dangerous and should be removed from children's meals, a taped lecture given by Jeffrey M. Smith to a live audience alleging that biotech companies rig research, cover up health dangers and pressure government regulators to approve foods that even FDA scientists say are unsafe, and a segment showing the dramatic results of learning and behavior at an Appleton, Wisconsin, high school after switching to organic foods; Disc 3: You're eating what? is an audio lecture by Jeffrey Smith alleging that biotech companies rig research, cover up health dangers and pressure government regulators to approve foods FDA scientists consider unsafe.
Fast food nation by
Call Number: Feature Film - Behind Circulation Desk PN1997 .F377 2007 DVD
Publication Date: 2007
A fictionalized adaptation of the book: Fast food nation, the dark side of the all-American meal / by Eric Schlosser. An ensemble drama examining the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food.