Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Nutrition and Dietetics


4 Weeks 2 a Higher Food IQ

4 Weeks 2 a Higher Food IQ

It doesn't take long to forge some great new habits like raising your food IQ. In this exciting programme, reality TV meets the new dietary guidelines as keen teen Lexi takes the four week challenge to change her life for the better. Working with...Show More
Adolescence, Food and Health

Adolescence, Food and Health

With the aid of a group of passionate kids, stunning graphics, great music and solid research. This programme explores the relationship adolescents have with food.
Breakfast

Breakfast

Chef Jon's favourite meal is breakfast! In this engaging film, he demonstrates techniques, discusses nutrition, and shares fun breakfast facts. Watch as he prepares smoothies, scrambled and fried eggs, omelets, French toast, pancakes, and...Show More
Buzz in a Bottle: The Dangers of Caffeine Spiked Energy Drinks

Buzz in a Bottle: The Dangers of Caffeine Spiked Energy Drinks

Kids are consuming more energy drinks than ever before. To them they seem like just a harmless drink, but of course the truth is far more complex. Using interviews with teens and health experts, this excellent program describes the many...Show More
Canteen Food: Healthy Tuckshops in Our Schools

Canteen Food: Healthy Tuckshops in Our Schools

This programme examines the importance of developing healthy eating habits at a young age and the role the school canteen can play in encouraging students to eat nutritious food.
Decisions, Decisions: Family Food Choices

Decisions, Decisions: Family Food Choices

This programme follows anatypical family: a husband and wife and their teenage and pre-teenage children. We see who makes the decisions, why and with what effect, and we see how the family's thinking about nutrition is fairly deeply ingrained.
Diet and Disease in Modern Society

Diet and Disease in Modern Society

This program investigates the relationship between diet and disease, examining in detail the way foods both protect against and contribute to major modern diseases.
Dietary Supplements: Health or Hype?

Dietary Supplements: Health or Hype?

Take a walk down the aisle of any supermarket or chemist these days and you are bound to be confronted by shelves full of nutrient supplements, ranging from vitamin A to zinc. But are they worth the price you pay for them? This information-packed...Show More
Dying For a Meal: All About Food Poisoning

Dying For a Meal: All About Food Poisoning

This program introduces the different forms of bacteria that cause food poisoning, and clearly explains the conditions in which they become a threat to health.
Energy Balance

Energy Balance

Being physically active and eating from all the food groups is vital to balancing your energy. In this exceptional program, registered dietitian Melissa Halas-Liang discusses the nutrition basics of the energy equation, while personal trainer...Show More
Fast Food Nutrition

Fast Food Nutrition

Fast food often gets a bad rap. High amounts of saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, sodium, and calories combined with a lack of fresh fruit and vegetables make most fast food outlets a poor nutritional choice. This informative program takes a fun,...Show More
Food Domestication and the Emergence of Cities

Food Domestication and the Emergence of Cities

This lesson explores how the accelerated rate of cultural change continued to drive human innovation in ways that transformed daily life for everyone. It illustrates the most radical cultural shift in the history of humankind that occurred in...Show More
Fries With That?: The Overweight Epidemic

Fries With That?: The Overweight Epidemic

This programme considers a number of health and diet-related issues with particular reference to weight gain and the dangers of lack of exercise.
Infancy

Infancy

In this programme we look at the nutritional requirements for development during infancy. Part 2 of Nutrition Through the Lifespan series.
Kitchen Safety Smart

Kitchen Safety Smart

Five teens follow comedian Stevie Ray around the kitchen. They instruct him as he narrowly averts impending disasters while preparing them breakfast. Short vignettes on knife safety, burns, broken glass and ways to prevent and respond to kitchen...Show More
Lifestyle Factors

Lifestyle Factors

So much of our health and wellbeing comes down to how we treat our bodies every day. With the pace of life in our modern day society increasing all the time, it is often easy to overlook how our health might be suffering as a consequence. This...Show More
Management and Treatment of Diabetes

Management and Treatment of Diabetes

The video introduces learners to the importance of weight and exercise in the management of diabetes. They will also learn about how medicines, blood glucose control, and HbA1c are used to treat diabetes.
Meal Planning

Meal Planning

Ever wonder what’s for dinner? Simplify your life by planning meals ahead of time. Follow comedian Stevie Ray as he explains the steps of meal planning while he prepares a simple chicken noodle soup from leftovers. Learn the basics of meal...Show More
Medicines: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

This short clip looks at the different ways that incretin therapies are used to aid the breakdown of sugars in people with diabetes.
Medicines: A Brief Guide to Glitazones

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Glitazones

Glitazones help increase the insulin sensitivity in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. This short clip explains when and how glitazones are used to treat diabetes.
Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Metformin is the most common medicine given to people with Type 2 Diabetes. The clip gives a brief overview of how metformin works, and who it is suitable for.
Medicines: How Insulin Works

Medicines: How Insulin Works

A short clip describing how insulin is used by cells for energy and what happens when it is not used correctly.
More Fries with That?

More Fries with That?

Why is being overweight becoming a growing concern? Bringing VEA's best seller Fries With That? up-to-date, More Fries With That? explores the issues behind the popularity of convenience food and the increasing concerns and links to weight and...Show More
Nutrient Basics

Nutrient Basics

Nutrients are the substances in food that work to keep our bodies healthy and eating a variety of foods from the food groups will give your body the nutrients it needs maintain good health. Registered Dietician Melissa Halas-Liang and two...Show More
Nutrition Careers for the 21st Century

Nutrition Careers for the 21st Century

From Carrie's career as a sports nutritionist for professional athletic teams to Tony's career as a public health nutritionist and Barbara's life as a famous food entrepreneur, this Career Day programme presents engaging interviews that are sure...Show More