Tertiary Catalogue

Nutrition and Dietetics


Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Metformin

Understanding Diabetes

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: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

Medicines: A Brief Guide to Gliptins and Other Incretin Therapies

Understanding Diabetes

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

Understanding Diabetes

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: How Insulin Works

Medicines: How Insulin Works

Understanding Diabetes

A short clip describing how insulin is used by cells for energy and what happens when it is not used correctly.
Management and Treatment of Diabetes

Management and Treatment of Diabetes

Understanding 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.
Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes

Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The video looks at the symptoms of diabetes, such as tiredness, weight loss and more frequent urination. It also looks at the long-term complications that can arise from diabetes.
Types of Diabetes

Types of Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

The short clip introduces learners to diabetes. They will learn about the different types of diabetes, and how they occur.
The Healthy Eating Pyramid

The Healthy Eating Pyramid

In 2015, Nutrition Australia updated the Healthy Eating Pyramid with a fresh look and targeted health messages. This programme examines the design and content of these latest dietary recommendations. We also bust some common myths about truly...Show More
Lifestyle Factors

Lifestyle Factors

Influences on Health and Wellbeing

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
Prenatal and Early Childhood Nutrition

Prenatal and Early Childhood Nutrition

Pregnant and breast-feeding women need to ensure that they are eating the correct mix of foods including eating additional calories that will differ according to the trimester. This interview based program discusses with a professional...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
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
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
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
What's in My School Lunch? - Making Healthy Choices

What's in My School Lunch? - Making Healthy Choices

Join the residents of Chesterwood as they compete in 'The Great Chesterwood Lunch Box Lunch Off'. Cheer on Phyllis Ffancy, Biff "The Truck" McAdams, and newcomer Maverick Harrison as they prepare, pack and eat their school lunches to find out who...Show More
Obesity in a Bottle 2: How to Pick Healthy Beverages

Obesity in a Bottle 2: How to Pick Healthy Beverages

Empty calories from sugar and fat are found in many of our favourite soft drinks. They are adding inches to young people's waistlines and also contributing to rising rates of chronic disease. This empowering programme contains five informative...Show More
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
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
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
Smart Nutrition

Smart Nutrition

Today more than ever we are faced with endless and easily accessible food, but in a world of countless food choices and nutrition messages, it can be a challenge to know what teens should and shouldn't be eating. Having the right information will...Show More
Nutrition Labels

Nutrition Labels

Six lively teens show us why breakfast is the smart way to start your day, and how to eat smart by reading nutrition labels. In short snappy scenes, the audience learns: • How to balance protein, healthy fats and carbohydrates • Why a...Show More
Nutrition Controversies

Nutrition Controversies

"Eat this, but don’t eat that!” – The messages about food and nutrition we hear can be confusing and are not always easy to discern the facts from fiction. Join host and two teens as they take a closer look at controversial nutrition topics...Show More
Meal Planning

Meal Planning

Meals in Minutes

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
Food Domestication and the Emergence of Cities

Food Domestication and the Emergence of Cities

Anthropology: The Four Fields

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
Breakfast

Breakfast

Just the Facts

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