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Review of:

Childhood Nutrition: Preventing Obesity (2012 Update)


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InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
Producer:InJoy Birth & Parenting Education
Date Produced:3/14/2012
Format(s):
  • DVD
  • Curriculum
Audience(s):
  • Early Childhood (2-5 yrs)
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Professionals
  • Pregnant/ Lactating Women
  • Child Care Providers
  • Low-Literacy
Topic(s):
  • General Nutrition
  • Weight Management
  • Health at Every Size
  • Physical Activity
  • Meal Planning
  • Eating Patterns
  • Portion Sizes
  • Healthy Eating Tips
  • Food Safety
  • Grains/Whole Grains
  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Dairy
  • Protein
  • Fats and Oils
  • Carbohydrates
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Sodium and Potassium
  • Calories
  • Vitamins and Minerals
Description:This newly updated program gives parents and caregivers the tools they need to make the best nutritional choices for children, starting at birth! It conveys a powerful message: what and how we feed our children matters, and instilling healthy eating habits early in childhood can help prevent obesity later in life.

Featuring these updates:

  • 2010 Dietary Guidelines information USDA’s “MyPlate”
  • Latest AAP guidelines on food choking prevention
  • Current food allergy recommendations
  • More emphasis on low-cal, nutrient-packed food choices like fruits and vegetables
  • How to read “Nutrition Fact” food labels
  • Fresh look with modern graphics and a new host
Language:Spanish
Cost:$179.90 for 2-volume set; $99.95 per volume
Free?No
Ordering Info:2012 Update
22 min. per Volume
Bonus: 7-min. section for kids
Ages 13-Adult
Facilitator’s Guide With Handouts Available at InJoyVideos.com/Guides

DVD 2 Vol. Set English P255D or Spanish P255SD
$20 Savings! $179.90

DVD Vol. 1 English P253D or Spanish P253SD
$99.95

DVD Vol. 2 English P254D or Spanish P254SD
$99.95

Web Site:http://www.injoyvideos.com


Content

A. Use of MyPlate/MyPlate or the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Material based on MyPlate or the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
B. Scope
Scope of information appropriate for target audience and essential topics discussed in appropriate detail.
C. Purpose
Purpose of material clearly stated in title or introduction.
D. Organization
Material well-organized and major points presented clearly.
E. Accuracy
F. Learner Background
Material does not assume that reader has background information.
G. Learning Objectives
Not applicable.
H. Learning Activities, Projects, or Interactive Learning Tools
Material includes a variety of stimulating and interesting learning experiences, questions, projects, or suggestions for further action that will involve the reader.
I. Objectivity/Sponsor Bias
Subject matter presented objectively and fairly. No brand name promotion or obvious sponsor bias.
J. Inclusion of learning objectives, learner activities, instructional aids, lesson plans, evaluation component, identification of required instructional materials, web site with additional materials.
Not applicable.
K. Recipes (if included)
No recipes are included.
L. Recipes (if included)
No recipes are included.
M. Instructional Resources
Instructor resources not needed for this material.
N. Credits, References and Resources (Including dates, publisher, etc.)
Credits, references, and resources current but incomplete.

Comments:
No bibliographical resources listed. It would be more credible if at least a source that supports "the obesity problem is growing" is cited.
O. Summary
All major ideas summarized or reviewed to reinforce key concepts; summaries easily identified.

Diversity
A. Role Models
Positive role models are provided in text and illustrations. Role models presented as having many roles, traits, and emotions.
B. Multi-cultural Representation
Racial, ethnic, and religious groups are represented in a factual manner showing a variety of roles, occupations, and values.
C. Different lifestyles and food patterns
Material emphasizes a variety of values, practices, and/or food patterns representative of different lifestyles, cultures, and socioeconomic levels.


Audiovisual Materials

A. Concept Presentation
Audio and/or visuals are mutually supportive to presentation of concepts.
B. Pace
Presentation progresses at a pace that permits comprehension. Pacing of dialogue is appropriate for absorbing concepts presented. Blank time is provided.
C. Auditory Quality
Speaker, voice and music are clear; sound is audible and has good quality.
D. Visual Quality
Visuals are clear and properly framed; graphics and titles are clearly visible; color, lighting, and editing enhance presentation of content.
E. Continuity
Continuity provides cohesiveness and smooth flow. Visuals in logical order. Auditory portion precisely matched with visual portion.


Overall Comments on Resource Reviewed

A. Positive Points of the Reviewed Resource:
Diversity in role models used. Excellent examples
B. Points that Could Be Improved:
C. General Comments
Should be shown at WIC visits before giving parents to take home. Could be used with students in Life-cycle nutrition and with dietetic interns.
D. Overall Summary
Excellent piece of work.


Reviewer Rating
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Highly Recommended

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