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Ideas Stuffed (Part 2 of 2)

For most of the 20th century, North American food consumption was relatively stable, but the 1980s marked the beginning of a dramatic shift. We're eating, on average, 200 calories per day more than we did just thirty years ago. We're eating larger portions, and we're eating more often. What happened to bring about this sudden change? In this two-part series ...
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/11/2014

Ideas Stuffed (Part 1 of 2)

For most of the 20th century, North American food consumption was relatively stable, but the 1980s marked the beginning of a dramatic shift. We're eating, on average, 200 calories per day more than we did just thirty years ago. We're eating larger portions and we're eating more often. What happened to bring about this sudden change? In this two-part series Jill ...
  • 2013
  • 00:54:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/29/2014

The Nature of Things Programmed to Be Fat

Obesity in Canada has doubled in less than 30 years. 59% of all Canadians are now either overweight or obese. A small group of scientists have begun looking beyond the obvious because of a group that can’t chew, let alone jog: infant obesity rose more than 70% in just 20 years. You can’t blame them for unhealthy lifestyles.  The scientists ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National What We Eat

In North America, food is a multi-billion dollar a year industry encompassing everything from advertising to production to sales. Everyone needs food. The biggest paradox is this: we’ve known for 100 years what we should be eating, and now we know even more about what we’re eating. So why then, in a culture that focuses on thin, is obesity on ...
  • 2006
  • 00:44:52
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - March 2010 Young Adults and Heart Disease

In late January 2010, a new report warned that Canada could be facing an epidemic of heart disease. It said because so many Canadians are not eating or exercising properly, even young adults are now at risk. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the problem and what can be done to try to correct it.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2010

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