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Public Health – Concepts of Health and Its Determinants: By Natalie Lovesey M.D.

What is “health”? A useful definition comes from the World Health Organization: “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” “Wellness” refers to the presence of positive attributes in one’s life – well-being, quality of life, happiness, and satisfaction. “Illness” is a person’s[…]

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Team Nutrition Enrollment

Team Nutrition Enrollment

This video will show you how to sign up to be a Team Nutrition School. Join an important network of schools working towards healthier school nutrition and physical activity environments. Today, almost half of the schools participating in the National School Lunch Program have signed up to be Team Nutrition Schools. Before you sign up[…]

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Nutrition for Children in China | DuPont Danisco — “A Lesson in Nutrition”

0:00:03:500,0:0:11:000 >>Zhang Qilin: t’s impossible for us to find a job in the city because we are illiterate. 0:00:14:500,0:0:23:500 >>Zhang Qilin: We want our kids to study at school. No matter how much we struggle financially, we will encourage them to finish their education. 0:00:24:000,0:00:47:000 >>Cai Tingrong: Students used to have only breakfast before school.[…]

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Show Me Nutrition

Show Me Nutrition

NARRATOR: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, since 1980 the prevalence of overweight children ages six to eleven years has increased from 6.5 percent to 18.8 percent. In response to this alarming trend, schools are focusing more on teaching nutrition and physical activity, as well as implementing wellness policies and other requirements.[…]

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