Summer School - Nutrition
This one-semester course takes students through a comprehensive study of nutritional principles and guidelines. Students will learn about world-wide views of nutrition, nutrient requirements, physiological processes, food labeling, healthy weight management, diet-related diseases, food handling, nutrition for different populations, and more. Students will gain important knowledge and skills to aid them in attaining and maintaining a healthy and nutritious lifestyle. Unit 1: Nutrition Basics; Nutrition & Health, Diet & Digestion. Unit 2: Energy Nutrients; Carbohydrates, Protein, Fats. Unit 3: Non-Energy Nutrients; Water & Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements. Unit 4: Energy Balance; Weight Management, Healthy Choices, Nutrition & Fitness. Unit 5: Disorders & Diseases; Eating Disorders, Allergies, & Alcohol, Nutrition Related Diseases. Unit 6: Consumer Nutrition; Consumer Nutrition, Food Preparation. Unit 7: Nutrition for Life; Nutrition Across a Lifespan.