This video goes over the basics every incoming college student should know about nutrition. It reviews the concepts that food is fuel and without it we wouldn’t run properly. With quick over views of the macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients, viewers get a general sense of nature’s building blocks and how to apply them in this 24 minute video.
For some reason allergies have been on the rise over the past few years. This 48 minute film attempts to examine some of the possible causes creating an ever increasing allergic planet. While examining 3 research studies and looking at how genetics and pollution play an important role in our allergic lives, we get a pretty detailed look at the current state of allergies in the world. Wonderful video for anyone interested in health and well-being.
Fitness is an essential cornerstone in anyone’s life. This 26 minute film provides us with some basic knowledge concerning the major components of movement science. The film doesn’t offer much in terms of experiments or in-depth knowledge, however is essential for the first/second year undergraduate kinesiology student.
This 26 minute video takes us through how hormones play a vital role in defining our genders. Giving knowledge on the topic of hormones and the role they play in the ageing process, this video helps us spend less cognitive energy on what is going on in our bodies and enjoy the ageing process more. The film also looks at some of the current therapies and procedures to help alter hormone levels.
With diabetes on the rise and leaving such a devastating impact on the San Antonio and surrounding South Texas area, this video is an excellent source for any student looking to understand more about diabetes. This 26 minute film takes us through 4 research studies and gives us an in-depth look into this devastating disease. You will understand the science of diabetes, including the difference between Type I and Type II diabetes; how it can destroy your body. Overall it's a great video.
Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, and Celiac Disease are all diseases that have been affected by a modernized diet. This film gives a basic understanding of how these diseases are connected to what we eat. This video also offers some basic tips and techniques to incorporate in selecting healthy eating choices. This 26 minute video is a great introduction into leading a healthy and disease free life style.
Anorexia involves self starvation and refusal to maintain minimal body weight. Bulimia involves episodes of binge eating followed by purging by vomiting or exercise. Binge eating involves frequent episodes of overeating without purging. (05:18)
This 30 minute film gives an introduction to any incoming undergraduate college student or anyone unfamiliar with the topic of nutrition, on the basics of how to eat right. With insights on how to select and moderate food choices, this information will give any college student a head start in reaching those fitness and academic goals.
MyPlate illustrates the five food groups using a familiar mealtime visual, a place setting. It features selected messages to help consumers focus on key behaviors. Selected messages include balancing calories, foods to increase, and foods to reduce.
With help from a professional nutritionist and the wide-ranging opinions of everyday consumers, this program investigates the factors that determine which foods we love-and which foods we just can't stomach. Viewers learn about a variety of social, psychological, and biological influences. Specific topics include the concept of satiety-our bodies telling us whether we are hungry or full-as well as the impact of culture, religion, lifestyle, peer relationships, and the media.
With an estimated 12% of the American population having suffered from an eating disorder at some point in their lives, this video shines a light on newer more effective ways in treating the disorders. This video also presents a great example of how new practices and methods can triumph over out dated, non-questioned ineffective techniques. This 37 minute video is great for anyone interested in mental health, nutrition and eating disorders.
DVDs, on the 2nd floor of the JPL Multimedia Center, can be checked out for 7 days to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Some DVD's that might be of interest include: