Tertiary Catalogue

Nutrition and Dietetics

Contains 31 Videos

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 programme 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 programme, 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...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 programme takes a...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...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! He demonstrates techniques, discusses nutrition, and shares fun breakfast facts. The following foods are prepared: smoothies, scrambled and fried eggs, omelets, French toast, pancakes, and breakfast burritos.
Teen Nutrition: What's the Big Debate?

Teen Nutrition: What's the Big Debate?

There's no debate that healthy eating is good for you, but too often, teens don't make smart choices when it comes to food and activity. Two high school classmates prepare for a debate on healthy eating, a nutritionist gives advice, and student...Show More
Nutrition in an Aged Care Environment

Nutrition in an Aged Care Environment

Developing and maintaining a healthy and well balanced diet is just as important for the elderly as any other age group. For elderly people who can no longer look after themselves, it is of vital importance that adequate meals are provided that...Show More
Nutrition for the Older Adult

Nutrition for the Older Adult

It is important that older adults maintain a good diet in order to assist in remaining in good health, but dietary requirements change through age. This excellent program explains the change in diet that older persons need and the reasons behind...Show More
Nutrition Careers for the 21st Century

Nutrition Careers for the 21st Century

Career Day

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
Youth, Adulthood and Late Adulthood

Youth, Adulthood and Late Adulthood

Nutrition for Life

During adulthood, with the exception of when a female is pregnant, physical growth stops and our bodies enter a maintenance stage that continues until our last days. This programme explores the complex range of nutrients required during our...Show More
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...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.
Weight Management: Finding a Healthy Middle

Weight Management: Finding a Healthy Middle

Journey to Health Series

This programme explores the extremes of weight management problems. Experts recognise obesity as a crisis in the health of our citizens, particularly in children, while at the other end of the spectrum, the media represents the "waif," rail thin...Show More