Nutrients in Food

Daily Fat Recommendation Test Tube Display

Valley City, ND: Young People's Healthy Heart Program, Mercy Hospital, 2002.
(6 test tubes: glass; 10 cm. each, in stand 14 x 7 x 4 cm. + 1 guide.)

NAL Call Number: Model no.35
Contains six test tubes displaying the maximum amount of fat the average American should consume per day. Upper limits and daily maximums are shown for saturated, trans, polyunsaturated, and monounsaturated fats.


Fiber Visuals 12-pack

Richardson, TX: Lipo-Visuals, Inc., 2000.
(12 test tubes: plastic; 16 cm. each, in box/stand 12 x 17 x 5 cm. + 1 instruction and care sheet.)

NAL Call Number: Model no.36
This is a visual display of tubes comparatively showing the fiber content in several foods. Some foods not rich in dietary fiber are included as well as good sources of fiber. Includes: bran flakes with raisins, oatmeal, white bread, wheat bread, orange, orange juice, raspberries, pinto beans, broccoli, sweet potato, and natural almonds.


How Much Salt? Test Tube Display

Valley City, ND: Young People's Healthy Heart Program, Mercy Hospital, 1996.
(10 test tubes with salt: glass; in stand, 4 x 14 x 7 cm. + 1 guide.)

NAL Call Number: Model no.25
Display uses test tubes of salt to contrast the amount of salt needed by the body, the average amount Americans consume, the amount listed in Dietary Goals, and the amount of salt in the following foods: potato, potato chips, canned chicken noodle soup, homemade soup, pork chop, ham, fast food deluxe burger, a typical picnic meal, and canned chow mein.


Lipo-Visuals Deluxe Teaching Kit

Richardson, TX: Lipo-Visuals, Inc., 2000.
(36 test tubes with wax: plastic; 16 cm. each, in box/stand 19 x 21 x 8 cm. + 1 instruction and care sheet + 1 handout.)

NAL Call Number: Model no.34
This is a display of tubes that shows the fat content in 36 of the most commonly eaten foods in the American diet, ranging from nonfat frozen yogurt to french fries to cheddar cheese.


Sugar Visuals Deluxe Teaching Kit

Richardson, TX: Lipo-Visuals, Inc., 2000.
(36 test tubes with sugar: plastic; 16 cm. each, in box/stand 19 x 21 x 8 cm. + 1 instruction and care sheet.)

NAL Call Number: Model no.34
This is a display of tubes that shows the sugar content in 36 of the most commonly eaten foods in the American diet, ranging from popcorn to strawberries to doughnuts.