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What are Nutritional Disorders? (05:24)


This video will cover nutritional disorders, exercise, weight management, and weight loss. Nutritional disorders are diseases related to a person's nutritional health. Learn the two main types of diseases, facts about nutrition related disorders, and risk factors for developing a disease.

Exploring Nutritional Disorders: Heart Disease (02:06)

The most common nutritionally related disorders are heart disease, cancer, Type II diabetes, and obesity. Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. Learn risk factors for heart disease and prevention tips.

Cancer (03:28)

Cancer is the number two killer in the United States; some types of cancer are nutrition related. Carcinogens can cause cancer. Learn cancer risk factors and prevention tips.

Diabetes (03:03)

Over 24 million people in the United States have diabetes; Type II is the most common form. Compare Type II diabetes to Type I and learn risk factors and prevention tips.

Obesity (02:10)

The United States is one of the most obese countries in the world; obesity is a risk factor for many deadly diseases. Learn how obesity occurs, risk factors, and how to reverse the obesity trend.

Eating Disorder (04:08)

Eating disorders are psychological or behavioral disorders, and are prevalent in the United States. Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa are the two most common types; learn symptoms and treatment options.

Exercise: Why is it Important? (01:32)

Diet is meant to work within the context of an active body. Regular exercise reduces the risk of developing a nutritional disorder, helps body function, enhances immunity, and more.

What Happens in Your Body When You Exercise? (04:19)

The body obtains fuel from food: glucose from carbohydrates, fatty acids from fat, and amino acids from protein. The type of physical activity determines which fuel source the body uses. Replenish vitamins, minerals, and water after exercise.

Exercise and You (03:41)

The amount of exercise one needs varies by person. Learn guidelines and tips for exercising; reduce screen time.

Weight Management and Weight Loss (06:19)

Learn risks of poor weight management, the relevance of BMI, and tips for weight loss. A system of energy balance in the body determines weight—calories consumed vs. calories expended.

Credits: Preventing Nutritional Disorders (00:11)

Credits: Preventing Nutritional Disorders

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Preventing Nutritional Disorders

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Nutritional disorders are diseases that are related to a person's state of nutritional health. They are a growing and deadly problem in the United States and around the world. But get this: they are preventable. This program covers the ins and outs of disorders and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Topics include: What Are Nutritional Disorders?, Exploring Nutritional Disorders, Exercise, Weight Management, and Weight Loss.

Length: 37 minutes

Item#: BVL155006

Copyright date: ©2011

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