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What's for Dinner?

Dinner used to be a time to sit down to a wholesome, home-cooked meal—a rarity today! This video shows how a nutritious dinner can improve physical and mental performance and help control weight. After pointing out some alarming health trends, the program shows why it’s important to not skip meals, and explains how to increase consumption of high-fiber, high-protein, low-fat, low-cholesterol foods through a range of strategies—including better communication with adults, smart snacking, and nutrition-label awareness. In addition, tips on ways to squeeze a nutritious dinner into a super-busy lifestyle are featured. A bonus chapter on the USDA’s transition from MyPyramid to MyPlate is also included, and a viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. A Meridian Production. Part of the series Eating Right, Day and Night. (21 minutes + bonus material)

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Introduction to What's for Dinner
This introduction orients viewers to the ways our busy lifestyles often intefere with healthy eating; it will help viewers learn what they can do to keep healthy.