Nutrition

Course Description

This course takes students through a comprehensive study of nutritional principles and guidelines. Students will learn about world-wide views of nutrition, nutrient requirements, physiological processes, food labeling, healthy weight management, diet related diseases, food handling, nutrition for different populations, and more. Students will gain important knowledge and skills to aid them in attaining and maintaining a healthy and nutritious lifestyle.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semesters

Prerequisites

None

Technology Skills

  • Internet Access
  • Word Processor
  • Email Access

Major Concepts

  • Nutrition Basics
  • Energy Nutrients
  • Non-Energy Nutrients
  • Energy Balance
  • Disorders and Diseases
  • Consumer Nutrition
  • Nutrition for Life