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
Remote Instruction
Online
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 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
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Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Susan C. Kim
375731
Fee:
$705.00
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Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate. 

Enrollment deadline: October 6, 2020.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Sep 29, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 6, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 13, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 20, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Oct 27, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 3, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 10, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 17, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Nov 24, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 1, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Dec 8, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Suzanne Elizondo
377156
Fee:
$805.00
See Details
Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021.  Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 08, 2021
Course Requirements
Nutrition : Concepts and Controversies

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