Old Before My Time
Old Before My Time is a three-part documentary series hosted by Cherry Healey, investigating the alarming rise in numbers of young people suffering from illnesses associated with older people due to alcohol, drugs and obesity.
We all know that drinking, drugs and fast food are bad for you, but these days a life of excess isn't just leaving young people hungover, it's accelerating their age - hit by chronic conditions usually the preserve of pensioners, their young bodies and minds are ready for retirement.
Episode 1 - Alcohol
Cherry Healey meets medical experts who are treating young recovering alcoholics like Jo, who has damaged her liver so much that her stomach is filled with 23 litres of fluid which must be drained every three weeks.
Episode 2 - Drugs
Cherry Healey meets young people who are having health problems associated with their past drug use and the medical experts who are treating them.
Episode 3 - Obesity
Cherry Healey meets young people who are dangerously obese and the surgeons who are treating them.
|The Truth about Food
This is a six-part documentary series that looks at the real science behind the food we eat and reveals the truth about the effects of food on our bodies.
|Diet and Obesity: Manna from Gods or the Food of Destruction?
Obesity has shifted from being a rare symbol of decadence and riches to a widespread problem of ignorance, poverty and economic exploitation.
|Obesity Prevention and Weight Management
Nancie H. Herbold, Ed.D., Ruby Winslow Linn Professor of Nutrition and Chair of the Nutrition Department, School of Health Sciences at Simmons College discusses obesity, diets, weight gain and loss.
|Eating for Health (and Pleasure)
The course will provide the latest scientific evidence supporting healthy food choices and provide practical advice on preventing and treating common illnesses with nutrition.
|Living for Longevity: The Nutrition Connection
Learn the right balance of foods to maximize your health and energy level through an anti-inflammatory eating plan.
|Health and Lifestyles
This course aims to familiarize the student with relationships among the physical, social and psychological aspects of health, which include: self-care, prevention and analysis of personal health problems through participation in self-assessment techniques.