|Title||Principles of Nutrition|
|Field of Study||Natural science,Public health|
This course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the basic principles of nutrition and some of the issues and controversies in this field. In this course, we will identify the essential nutrients and their functions, as well as describe nutritional behaviors that promote optimal nutrition and disease prevention throughout the life cycle. The course will also cover energy balance, nutrition for fitness, and food safety. During the class, students will make dietary record and assess and evaluate their own diet and develop dietary plan for specific needs.
|Objective||Identify and describe nutrients and their functions, recommendations, and guidelines. 1. Identify and describe nutrients and their functions, recommendations, and guidelines 2. Understand why we eat what we eat 3. Describe the processes of digestion, absorption, and transport 4. Understand the concepts of energy balance and weight control 5. Recognize the relationship between physical fitness, health, and nutrition 6. Explain the relationship between diet and health 7. Describe the nutritional needs during pregnancy and lactation 8. Understand consumer concerns about foods and water 9. Evaluate own diet|
|Preparations||1. Textbook: Course Packet Provided by Instructor 2. Other Materials: Laptop or notebook computer|
|Materials||Principles of Nutrition_Zhuo Fu|
|Last Updated||January 23, 2020|