Introduction to Human Nutrition

PHYSCI X 451

This course provides background and practical knowledge of nutrition and its relation to health, disease, and exercise performance.

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Fall
Winter
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Remote Instruction
Starting at $705.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Define how daily food choices can help or harm the body's health over time
  • Explore characteristics of a healthy diet along with cultural and other influences on human food choices
  • Compare and contrast major types of carbohydrates, fats, amino acids, and proteins

About this course:

This course provides students with a background in the basics of nutrition and stresses the link between nutrition practices, health, disease, and exercise performance. Topics include macronutrient needs; vitamins, minerals, and other supplements; energy balance; weight control; the effects of nutrient excesses and deficiencies on performance; ergogenic aids; eating disorders; and how to recognize nutrition practices that may require professional referral. Students also gain practical knowledge through understanding nutrition labeling and evaluating literature.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM PT
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Instructor: Mor Volner
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Fee:
$705.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Sep 28, 2021
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Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate. 

Enrollment deadline: October 5, 2021.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Time
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Tue Sep 28, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 5, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 12, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 19, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 26, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 16, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 23, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 30, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 7, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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