TEACHING RESOURCES

These are PowerPoint presentations prepared for educators which can be used in various venues courtesy of Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Please feel free to download and use these free presentations.

Functional Foods
The following presentations present a review of the literature for either a food or dietary component shown to provide health benefits beyond that of basic nutrition. The presentations contain: background information on the food/dietary component, a review of the literature, food sources and content in commonly consumed foods (if it is a dietary component), and its beneficial effects on health.