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Life in the fast food lane [electronic resource] / LSI Inc.

Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm) (Added Author). Films Media Group. (Added Author). LSI Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: Diet therapy.
Food habits.

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  • Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (20 min.) : sd., col., digital.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1997.

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General Note: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Formatted Contents Note: Pros and Cons of Fast Food (3:07) -- Fat and Calories in Fast Food Burgers (2:53) -- Healthy Fast Food Choices (3:00) -- Hidden Calories in Healthy Fast Food (4:28) -- Make Wise Fast Food Choices (4:35)
Restrictions on Access Note: Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Summary: The lunch hour calls most Americans to the drive-thru lane or to the dining area of a well-known fast food restaurant. Knowing what or what not to eat can be very tricky because most menu items are high in fat, calories, and sodium. This video offers tips for making wise fast food choices, including specific ways to cut fat and calories, and steps for adding complex carbohydrates and fiber. It introduces some new lighter foods offered by many fast food chains. It also gives a comparison of leading fast food items: burgers, fries, chicken, pizza, and breakfast foods. An excellent program for those who want to eat a healthy, balanced diet but continue to find themselves trapped in the fast food lane.
System Details Note: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of Description Note: Title from distributor's description.
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