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
Spring
Summer
Online
Classroom
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.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Suzanne Elizondo
368066
Fee:
$805.00
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Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Enrollment deadline: June 28, 2019.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 28, 2019
Course Requirements
Diet and Wellness Plus

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens 29 Jul 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Susan C. Kim
369197
Fee:
$705.00
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Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate. 

Enrollment deadline: October 1, 2019.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Sep 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Oct 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Oct 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Oct 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Oct 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Oct 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Nov 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Nov 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Nov 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Nov 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129
Lecture
Tue Dec 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3129

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