This video covers the basics of protein including why we need protein, good sources of protein and how much we should have in a given day. It also talks about the consequences of consuming too much protein.
Table of all the major minerals - I found this easier to learn than the layout in the book. My advice would be to learn one mineral every night of - then you'll have them done in one week!
*Missing from this table are the factors that hinder/assist calcium & iron absorption
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-s-the-value-of-vitamins-ginnie-trinh-nguyen
Vitamins are the building blocks that keep our bodies running; they help build muscle and bone, capture energy, heal wounds and more. But if our body doesn’t create vitamins, how do they get into our system? Ginnie Trinh Nguyen describes what vitamins are, how they get into our bodies -- and why they are so crucial.
Lesson by Ginnie Trinh Nguyen, animation by The Moving Company Animation Studio.