Nutrients and You

Learn with Registered Dietitian, Katie Scharenbroch, about the various nutrients our bodies need, why we need them, and where we can get them from.

These short videos are perfect for educators looking to expand on USDA MyPlate education, or for those looking to weave a few minutes of nutrition education into their classrooms.

 
 

Essentials for Life

Learn with RD Katie the overview of nutrients our bodies need and the basics of what they do!

 

Carbohydrates

Learn with RD Katie about the different types of carbohydrates, where we get them, and how they fuel our bodies!

 

Protein

Learn with RD Katie about the basics of Protein, what it's made up of, where we can get it from, and what it builds in our bodies!

 

Vitamins and Minerals

Learn with RD Katie about the varieties of vitamins and minerals, the foods they come from, and why we need them!

 

Fats

Learn with RD Katie about the different fats we eat and how they impact nutrient absorption!

 

Beneficial Bacteria

Learn with RD Katie about the little “bugs” that live inside of us, and why these bacteria aren’t so scary after all!

 

Plenty of Plants

Learn with RD Katie about the diversity of plants we should be eating throughout the day and why!

 

You Are What You Eat

Learn with RD Katie about how our bodies are influenced by the food choices we make!

 

Food Processing and Additives

Learn with RD Katie about processed and refined foods and why it’s important to eat whole foods!

 

Farm-to-Table

Learn with RD Katie in the kitchen about healthy meal prep straight from the garden!