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Nutrition with Animated Science

After a month of bad eating, our Universitat de Barcelona Animated Science hero finds that he’s feeling quite ill. A visit to the doctor reveals that he has to maintain a more balanced diet so that his body gets the nutrition it needs to feel and perform better.

This is Animated Science: Nutrition from the Scientific Culture and Innovation Unit of the University of Barcelona.

unhealthy eating
talking with the doctor about nutrition
It was produced in 2016 with the International Year of Pulses in mind. Pulses are “the edible seeds of plants in the legume family.”

shopping with nutrition in mind

The animation comes with Spanish and Catalan labels, as well.


Previously from the series: The Scientific Method, animated and Animated Science: The Periodic Table.

Watch this TED-Ed next: How the food you eat affects your gut.

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