Course Syllabus: Nutrition 101
with CEU Certificate*
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!
Each lesson will include a written and practice assignment that will directly apply what you have learned.
A brief 25 point quiz will follow each lesson. Students will successfully complete this course by earning an overall grade of 70% or higher.
|Lesson 1: USDA Food Pyramid||25|
|Lesson 1: Choosing a Food Pyramid and Nutrition Goals||10|
|Lesson 2: How Food is Digested||20|
|Lesson 2: Digesting Food||10|
|Lesson 3: Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables||30|
|Lesson 3 Fruits and Vegetables||10|
|Lesson 4: Benefits of Fiber||20|
|Lesson 4: Carbohydrates and Fiber||9|
|Lesson 5: Health Risks Associated with Protein||25|
|Lesson 5: Protein||9|
|Lesson 6: Vitamins and Minerals||25|
|Lesson 6: Calcium, Vitamins and Minerals||9|
|Lesson 7: Losing Weight||25|
|Lesson 7: Maintaining a Healthy Weight||10|
|Lesson 8: Benefits of Exercise||25|
|Lesson 8: Exercise||10|
|Lesson 9: Decreasing Stress||25|
|Lesson 9: Decreasing Stress and Increasing Energy||10|
|Lesson 10: Preventing Food Allergies||25|
|Lesson 10: Food Allergies||10|
|Lesson 11: Review||10|
|The Final Exam||53|
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- How to Maintain a Healthy Weight
- Understanding How Food is Digested
- Deciding Nutritional Goals
- The Role of Exercise in Nutritional Studies
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