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Nutrition: Videos

Online Health Videos


Discovery Streaming   Access on Edline page under Links.

Includes a variety of video clips and full video programs on a variety of teen health and lifestyle topics.  Includes the popular Reality Matters series, which was developed by Discovery Education and covers a wide range of teenage issues.  Each video is approximately 30 minutes long, but smaller segments are available:

  • Obesity and Nutrition
  • Body Image:  Extreme Measures



Access to full length Frontline, Nova and other PBS produced programs and segments, including:

  • Diet Wars (Frontline)  - examines America’s obesity crisis and compares various diets
  • Dying to be Thin (Nova) -examines eating disorders – primarily anorexia and bulimia and includes a companion website that includes discussion questions and lesson plans.  In addition the video is broken into chapters to allow you to watch the entire program or certain sections


NBC Learn    Access on LSA Library homepage (bottom right)  - trial through June 30, 2011

Provides short video clips (2 – 6 minutes on average) of a variety of health topics from the NBC News archive.  Browse Health & Wellness titles or try an advanced search for a particular topic.   Please provide the library with feedback on this trial to help our planning for next year.


CBS News           

Access to full length 60 Minutes episodes and excerpts from The Early Show, CBS Evening News and WebMD videos, including: