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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Classroom
Starting at $705.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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 2018 Schedule

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

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Mor Volner
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Fee:
$705.00
5 days left. Enroll by Sep 25, 2018
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Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate. 

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: October 2, 2018. No refund after October 9, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 9, 2018
Course Requirements
Book: Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies by Sizer, Frances and Whitney, Ellie
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Sep 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Oct 2, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Nov 20, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Nov 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101
Lecture
Tue Dec 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 101

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