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Sears, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.9 SEA

Summary: This film examines the claim that most if not all degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods. It traces the personal journeys of a pair of pioneering researchers, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. Although they didn't know each other, their individual research led to startlingly similar conclusions:...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monica Beach Media 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: 613.28 DVD Forks 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 616.39 FOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Nonfic Fo

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: With diabetes on the rise around the world-and with the type 2 strain afflicting up to 90 percent of the diabetic population-the need for greater awareness and working knowledge of type 2 has also risen. This program was developed as a response to growing demand for diabetic nursing expertise in Australia. Topics include types, characteristics, and symptoms of type 2; monitoring blood glucose...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Cilley, Marla.

Summary: Recommends techniques that women can use to foster a healthy self-image and informed relationship with food, in a step-by-step reference that features accessible goals, a reassuring approach, and a wealth of success stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.2 Cilley

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: This program answers two important questions: what are eating disorders, and what causes them? The program specifically examines anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating syndrome. Seven females who have all suffered from eating disorders, the father of a woman who died as a result of her disorder, and health professionals offer their insights and knowledge. These interviews are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This emotionally charged program profiles four young women attempting to recover from anorexia nervosa. Ranging in age from 14 to 25, they struggle to gain weight while dealing with associated conditions such as osteoporosis and depression, family dysfunctionality, and a mind-set that equates starvation with self-control. Filmed at the adolescent eating disorder unit of Westmead Hospital in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This docudrama tells the story of Catherine Dunbar's seven-year battle for life in the fight against anorexia. Based on the story told by her mother and on her own diaries, it traces Catherine's downward spiral from the age of 15, when a lively and attractive teen became obsessed by her weight, went on binges, became addicted to laxatives, and, despite desperate efforts from many sides, died...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa-two conditions rooted in the desire to be slim-are the focus of this program. While the first deprives the body of food, the other causes its victims to compulsively purge food through vomiting. Two women who suffer with these conditions tell poignant stories of how these compulsive behaviors have nearly destroyed their lives and the lives of their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Therapists in America and Europe have noticed a disturbing trend: anorexia now appears in elementary-school-age children. This film documents the highs and lows of a London clinic's 12-week program, during which malnourished patients must confront and conquer their fears of eating. Girls as young as eight enter the clinic dangerously emaciated and depressed-and although most battle their way...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: What is it like to eat around the clock? At 457 pounds, Wally knows. And Tammy, at 67 pounds, has experienced both anorexia and bulimia-at the same time. This haunting program introduces eight ordinary people who tell, in a chillingly matter-of-fact way, about their life-scarring-and even severely life-threatening-experiences with body weight and self-image. Bouts with eating disorders are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Ranging from the starvation diet of the anorexic to certain forms of obesity, eating disorders are a diverse group of health problems. This program examines the emotional issues that lie behind most eating disorders, the serious and sometimes life-threatening consequences of eating disorders, and methods of treatment. Experts and patients alike offer their insights.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Eating disorders are not just about food, but about the struggle with loss of emotional control. This program from The Doctor Is In examines the use of antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapy to combat these dangerous illnesses. Russell Marx, M.D., of the eating disorders program at the Princeton Medical Center, and Marcia Herrin, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.D., of the Dartmouth College Health...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Whether they're viewed from a behavioral standpoint or from a profound psychological perspective, one thing is clear-eating disorders stress the body's systems and put individuals at increased risk for disease, infertility, organ failure, and death. This video pinpoints the dangers of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and other eating disorders, exploring their possible causes as well as ways to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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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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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.2083 HEA

Summary: The problem of obesity is discussed against the backdrop of the recent trial of a San Francisco mother convicted of child abuse after her seriously overweight daughter died as a result of obesity. Topics discussed include prejudice against the overweight population; how medical communities and the social system are failing the obese; our society's habit of equating beauty with being thin; what...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Naidoo, Uma

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A Harvard-trained psychiatrist, Cornell nutrition specialist, and professional chef shares actionable dietary recommendations and brain-healthy recipes for foods that can support the treatments of common psychological and cognitive health challenges, from anxiety to sleep disorders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2020

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