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Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011]
Series: Rx for survival: a global health challenge.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While nutrient-enriched foods have reduced diseases caused by vitamin deficiency in developed countries, the problem continues to plague the developing world. This program explores the connection between health and the essential dietary requirements many people take for granted. It also examines how an overabundance of nutrition is causing an epidemic of obesity.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Videorecording
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2006.
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 783172965
Language Note: Optional English captions.
Notes: Title from title frames (viewed on Sept.12, 2013)
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 01, 2011.
Originally produced as part of 6 episodes of the television miniseries Rx for survival in 2006.
Credits: Narrator, Brad Pitt.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Introduction: Back to the Basics (3:02) --
Sponsors: Back to the Basics (0:45) --
Scourge of Night Blindness (1:33) --
Cure for Night Blindness (3:35) --
Vitamin Deficiency and Immune System (1:57) --
Collegial Rejection (1:16) --
Institutional Pellagra (2:04) --
Pellagra: Prison Experiment (3:26) --
Enriched Foods to Combat Nutritional Diseases (1:39) --
Curing Night Blindness in Nepal (2:35) --
What Does Vitamin A Do? (1:48) --
Poor Countries: Illness and Disease (2:31) --
Infectious Water Sources in Uganda (3:14) --
Clean Water for Economic Growth (2:07) --
Cholera in Mexico (2:53) --
Beginning of Cholera Epidemic (2:05) --
Mexico's Clean Water Program (1:25) --
Worldwide Obesity Pandemic (1:24) --
America's Obese Children (3:10) --
Family Obesity (2:44) --
Lifestyle Leads to Obesity (1:54) --
Obesity Crisis (1:58) --
Public Health Challenges (2:39) --
Mobilization for Medicine (2:09) --
Sponsors & Credits: Back to the Basics (0:51)
Series Title: Rx for survival: a global health challenge.
Other Titles: Rx for survival (Television program)
Responsibility: PBS ; produced by Tabitha Jackson, Mike Beckham ; produced in association with Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health ; a Circus Productions film.

Abstract:

While nutrient-enriched foods have reduced diseases caused by vitamin deficiency in developed countries, the problem continues to plague the developing world. This program explores the connection between health and the essential dietary requirements many people take for granted. It also examines how an overabundance of nutrition is causing an epidemic of obesity.

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