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Healthy Eating and Exercise: Putting It All Together with MyPlate.gov

DVD, 2012, HRM, 25 minutes, Grades 7-College

¬†Obesity now affects 17% of all school-age children in the United States triple the rate from a generation ago! This DVD follows the USDA’s latest Dietary Guidelines and introduces the MyPlate concept representation of the five food groups which helps teens understand the importance of appropriate portion sizes and nutrient-rich food choices. Viewers learn strategies for life-long health such as eating less, making at least half of their plate fruits and vegetables, cutting down on salt, drinking more water and making exercise a daily habit.¬†

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