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Food for Freddy -- Film Description:
"The kinds of food essential to the good health of school-age children are described in this film about Freddy Mason and his classmates. Freddy is a typically robust youngster, but some of his friends do not present the same picture of health and good spirits. To show the relationship between food and health, Freddy's teacher introduces a classroom demonstration in which white rats are fed the same foods as the children bring for their lunches. The film presents the basic requirements of a balanced diet as outlined in Canada's Food Rules. At home, Freddy discovers that his nutrition-wise mother has already put her family on the safe side of good eating."
-- National Film Board of Canada


Source:
National Film Board of Canada. "NFB -- Food for Freddy." National Film Board of Canada. http://onf-nfb.gc.ca/en/our-collection/?idfilm=14011.