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Total run time: 50 minutes
Audience: Grades 7 - Adult
Includes two documentaries from nutrition expert, Dr. James Painter from Eastern Illinois University:
Portion Size Me DVD (#3401-DVD) – 25 minutes
Follow two graduate students as they eat exclusively at fast food restaurants for 30 days and learn some valuable lessons about portion size. Viewers will enjoy this fast-paced entertaining and insightful documentary on correct portion sizes. Several experts from Eastern Illinois University offer valuable information on obesity, portion size, and good nutritional health.
Portion Size Me, Too! DVD(#3409-DVD) – 25 minutes
This documentary dives deeper into the concepts introduced in Portion Size Me. It answers questions such as:
• Who determines portion size?
• How should it be determined?
• How can you make healthy choices at fast food restaurants?
• And more!
"This video has excellent information. The section on weight loss encouraged lots of discussion. The interviews with the participants and how they felt about their food choices also brought home some good points."
– Mary Erickson, Family and Consumer Science Teacher, Detroit Lakes, MN