2012 Telly Award
Being physically active and eating from all the food groups is key to balancing your energy. Registered Dietitian Melissa Halas-Liang discusses the nutrition basics of the energy equation, while personal trainer Dwayne Arthur Jones explains the importance of balancing the equation by using that energy.
• The best food choices using MyPlate as a guide
• Short-term and long-term benefits of physical activity
• Tips to be active each day
• How to overcome common excuses
• How to continue being active into adulthood
Includes brief interviews with teens about how they stay healthy through physical activity.
Run time: 20 minutes
Audience: Grades 6 - Adult
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"This informative program explains why balancing personal energy--in terms of input and output--is an important equation to master for a healthy life...Interviews with teenagers practicing a healthy energy balance are intercut with the experts' advice. A solid introduction to cultivating health conscious living habits, this is recommended." ★★★
--Video Librarian March/April