Explore the "hype" and "health" of trendy low-carb diets! Viewers will learn the ins and outs of low- and high-carb diets.
See how grocery stores and food manufacturers are responding to the popular diet programs which limit, often drastically, the consumption of carbohydrates. Many dieters claim quick and substantial weight loss, but do health professionals recommend low-carb diets?
Cut through the hype and look at the facts about carbohydrates and how they work in the body.
Run time: 19 minutes
Audience: Grades 9 - Adult
Teaching Materials Included
“Fast-paced, creative, well-acted and narrated, this timely program is not only packed with solid nutritional information, but also serves as a good illustration of how to conduct research.” ★★★½
--Video Librarian, July/August 2005