Online Class: Nutrition 101
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Course DescriptionImprove your health and your life through nutrition and exercise. Create nutrition and health goals to motivate you to become a healthier you. Make meaningful, lasting changes to your diet that last. Review the digestion process and how our body would digest some pizza. Learn some real benefits of eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Review some tips on including more fruits and vegetables in your schedule. Discover the difference between good carbohydrates and bad carbohydrates. Understand how to include more fiber in your eating habits, and the benefits of doing so. Review the importance of eating healthy choices of protein. Learn how to make healthy protein choices. Read about cholesterol and the difference between "LDL" and "HDL". Uncover some benefits of including enough calcium in your diet, and how to prevent osteoporosis. Learn what vitamins are. Read some tips on how to choose a vitamin supplement.
Find out some health hazards of being underweight or overweight. Discover some healthy ways to change your weight. Check out some real health benefits of including exercise in your schedule. Read and choose some ways to motivate you to exercise. Become a more energetic you with some tips on how to increase your energy through nutrition and exercise. Review some tips on how to decrease stress with nutrition and exercise. Distinguish the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance, and see how the body responds to a food allergy.
Assess when to seek medical attention for a food allergy. Read some tips on how to avoid a food allergy or food intolerance. Incorporate healthy nutrition and exercise habits in your routine so that you can be healthier, have more energy, and feel great!
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Lesson 1: Choosing Your Nutrition GoalsIn this lesson we'll discuss appropriate nutritional goals to meet your needs.
Lesson 2: Digesting FoodBecome familiar with digestive organs. This lesson outlines how pizza is processed in our digestive system, how we break down fats and proteins, and how we absorb nutrients.
Lesson 3: Fruits and VegetablesLearn the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables,review some ways to include more fruits and vegetables in your daily routine,and learn how many servings of fruits and vegetables are the minimum to eat.
Lesson 4: Carbohydrates and FiberLearn the difference between good and bad carbohydrates,review what fiber is,and discover some benefits of eating high-fiber foods.
Lesson 5: ProteinIn this lesson we will learn how to eat healthy proteins, and the health issues related to protein.
Lesson 6: Calcium, Vitamins, and MineralsIn this lesson we learn the benefits of calcium, as well as vitamin and mineral supplements.
Lesson 7: Maintaining a Healthy WeightReview health problems related to being overweight or underweight, and discover some healthy weight-loss ideas.
Lesson 8: ExerciseReview the health benefits of regular exercise. Discover how exercise improves your mood and makes you stronger, and learn how to stay motivated.
Lesson 9: Decreasing Stress and Increasing EnergyLearn how to eat to reduce stress through nutrition,outline which foods increase energy, and see which foods can relax you.
Lesson 10: Food AllergiesDiscover what a true food allergy is. Outline the symptoms of a food allergy. Learn when to seek medical help when a food allergy occurs.
Lesson 11: ReviewReview main topics of nutrition lessons, as well as your own nutrition and health goals.
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Course Title: Nutrition 101Course Number: 7550360Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: Support/AdviceCEU Value: 1.1 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsInstructor: Eston Dunn, MS, LMTSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $65.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $90.00
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Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Choose a food pyramid and set nutritional goals.
- Describe the process digesting food.
- Summarize types of fruits and vegetables and their related health benefits.
- Define carbohydrates and fiber.
- Define protein.
- Describe calcium, vitamins and minerals and their effect on diet.
- Describe the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight.
- Summarize exercise routines that complement eating habits.
- Summarize methods for decreasing stress and increasing energy.
- Describe food allergies, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
An Introduction Assignment 5 Lesson 1: USDA Food Pyramid Assignment 25 Lesson 1: Choosing a Food Pyramid and Nutrition Goals Exam 10 Lesson 2: How Food is Digested Assignment 20 Lesson 2: Digesting Food Exam 10 Lesson 3: Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables Assignment 30 Lesson 3 Fruits and Vegetables Exam 10 Lesson 4: Benefits of Fiber Assignment 20 Lesson 4: Carbohydrates and Fiber Exam 9 Lesson 5: Health Risks Associated with Protein Assignment 25 Lesson 5: Protein Exam 9 Lesson 6: Vitamins and Minerals Assignment 25 Lesson 6: Calcium, Vitamins and Minerals Exam 9 Lesson 7: Losing Weight Assignment 25 Lesson 7: Maintaining a Healthy Weight Exam 10 Lesson 8: Benefits of Exercise Assignment 25 Lesson 8: Exercise Exam 10 Lesson 9: Decreasing Stress Assignment 25 Lesson 9: Decreasing Stress and Increasing Energy Exam 10 Lesson 10: Preventing Food Allergies Assignment 25 Lesson 10: Food Allergies Exam 10 Lesson 11: Review Exam 10 The Final Exam Exam 53 Total Points: 410
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