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Summary: The average person consumes way too much sugar-without even knowing it. This video reveals the true sugar content of everyday food products and the negative health effects of a high-sugar diet. Guiding viewers through the aisles of a grocery store, nutritionist Beth Mansfield explains the fine points of nutrition labels and explores ways to figure out the actual amount of sugar in fruit juice,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Enig, Mary G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethesda Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.284 ENI

Gottfried, Sara

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Reveals how to grow new receptors for the body's seven metabolic hormones for weight loss and overall improved health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, and imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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Summary: This program, divided into four sections, explores the presentation, diagnostic testing, treatment, and biochemistry of diabetes mellitus. Topics examined include the etiology of both insulin-dependent and non-insulin-dependent diabetes; the possible long-term effects of poorly regulated blood glucose levels; urine testing to determine glucose, protein, and ketone levels; blood testing for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: A disease that frequently goes unnoticed for years, diabetes can lead to blindness, loss of limbs, even death. The good news, as this program clearly demonstrates, is that diabetes is neither inevitable nor unmanageable. Illustrating ways for patients to take a proactive approach to their health, the video details changes in diet, exercise, and attitude that can stop the progression of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Children can develop diabetes at a very young age, requiring them to deal with the daily complexities of this disease. The children who do best are those who handle most of the responsibilities of disease management themselves. This program from The Doctor Is In looks at how they learn to analyze their blood sugar levels and manage their care. Viewers meet several children ages 9 to 15 who have...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: An obesity epidemic has swept America-leading to an alarming rise in diabetes cases. This video looks at the disturbing trend and illustrates how diabetic teenagers can lead rewarding lives instead of becoming passive victims. Interviewing two young men and following them through their daily routines, the program reveals the benefits of staying positive and active. Will-a high school student...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: If taste were a reliable guide to a nutritious diet, candy and soda would be two food groups vital to good health-but it's not. That's why this video takes a scientific look at dietary nutrients, explaining what they are, why the body needs them, and how they work with each other to produce energy, stimulate growth, repair and maintain hard and soft tissues, and regulate bodily processes....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program focuses on the making of wine, its chemical composition, and its effects on health. It explains the relationships between the process of making wine, the culture of the grapevine, and the taste of wine; illustrates the different steps in the making of champagne, from the vineyards of the French province of Champagne to the underground caves dug in chalk where it is aged; and shows...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Pomroy, Haylie

Summary: "The diet industry has been plagued with crazy fad diets that do nothing but slow your metabolism and prime your body for yo-yo weight gain. It's time for a change. If you want to lose weight fast, do it in a healthful way, and have the tools and resources to keep it off for life, this is the book for you."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.25 POM

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.25 POM

Shallenberger, Frank.

Summary: In this updated revision of his acclaimed book, "Bursting with Energy" Dr. Frank Shallenberger makes a clear connection between the amount of energy you have and the amount of aging you do, pointing out that, in medical terms, aging refers to a loss of function, not chronology. A thirty-year old with no loss of function is identical to a twenty-year-old, he says. And the same is true for fully...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Health Publications 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 SHA

Weaver, Libby

Summary: How often does not having enough energy get in the way of what you want to achieve? If you had an abundance of energy, what things would you do differently in your life? Would you start a business, prioritise time for yourself, choose to study something new, or would your relationships be different? How would you impact the world around you? It's easy to pass off feeling tired and put it down...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2015

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Summary: Depriving the human body of proper nutrition is like taking away a car's gasoline-as well as its steel, aluminum, rubber, and upholstery. This program explores the function and importance of nutrients, explaining why we need a balanced food intake and illustrating the health problems that result when we don't eat properly. Viewers learn about a wide variety of necessary vitamins and minerals...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: What's so bad about saturated fat, and what makes fiber so good? In a society where convenience foods rule and obesity is a national epidemic, it's time to find out. This video investigates the relationship between diet and a number of frequently interrelated diseases and conditions, including heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: 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,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Colella, Joseph.

Summary: The Appetite Solution is weight loss specialist Dr. Joseph J. Colella's aggressive six-week, three-phase plan to help you overcome hunger pangs, diminish cravings, and help you achieve your goal weight—breaking free of the carbohydrate addiction that packed on those difficult-to-shed pounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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Summary: Despite both an abundance of food and detailed nutritional labels, we as Americans are still unsure if we're getting the proper amounts of vitamins and minerals in our diets-so unsure that we spend around three billion dollars annually on supplements. But what is it exactly that vitamins and minerals do in the body? And are we already getting enough nutrients from what we eat or should we use...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program describes how the combination of the five food groups provides the human body with those elements essential for its proper functioning, how vitamins contribute to the growth and health of the human body, and why vitamins must be ingested. Finally, the program stresses the importance of good nutrition in maintaining good health and the energy levels necessary to successful living.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Red Bull is a study in apparent contradictions: Containing a jolt of caffeine and sugar, it's promoted as a natural health product. Bearing a label that it not be drunk by children or mixed with alcohol, it's sold in convenience stores and bars. And although enjoyed as a refreshing pick-me-up while dancing or playing sports, it can increase dehydration to dangerous levels. Focusing on Red...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Lane, Nick.

Summary: "Today, mitochondria are central to research into human prehistory, genetic diseases, cell suicide, fertility, ageing, bioenergetics, sex, and the eukaryotic cell. Piecing together puzzles from the forefront of research, this book paints a sweeping canvas that will thrill all who are interested in biology, while also contributing to evolutionary thinking and debate. This is a book full of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 571.657 LAN

Perlmutter, David

Summary: The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 613.26 PER

Summary: Greater physical stamina, better concentration at school or work, a more efficient metabolism-the evidence is overwhelming that a healthy breakfast is the key to a productive day. Yet it's the meal most likely to be skipped by children, teenagers, and adults alike. This video brings home the importance of the day's first meal by exploring the numerous mental and physical benefits of a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Trendy low-carb diets: healthy or hype? Use this video to give your students a detailed overview of simple and complex carbohydrates and how they work in the body. Also, the video questions the effectiveness and safety of low-carb diets as a weight-loss regimen. A balanced look at a complicated and controversial subject. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Does anyone really eat a sliver of a muffin or a fraction of a pickle? In this brief ABC News segment, John Stossel blasts counterintuitive food labels that calculate fat, carbs, sodium, and other essential nutritional information based on a serving size that is unrealistically smaller than the unit size. A surefire discussion-starter for any course involving nutrition.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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