Nutrition

 Nutrition
  • Recommended Grade Level: 9-12
  • Course Credits: 0.5
  • Course Price: $299.00

Course Overview:

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.

Technical Requirements:

  • Microsoft word
  • PDF Reader
  • Power point
  • Excel
  • Google Docs

Syllabus:

Course Introduction

Unit 1: Nutrition Basics

  • 1.1 Nutrition & Health
  • 1.2 Diet & Digestion

Unit 2: Energy Nutrients

  • 2.1 Carbohydrates
  • 2.2 Protein
  • 2.3 Fats

Unit 3: Non-Energy Nutrients

  • 3.1 Water & Vitamins
  • 3.2 Minerals & Supplements

Unit 4: Energy Balance

  • 4.1 Weight Management
  • 4.2 Healthy Choices
  • 4.3 Nutrition & Fitness

Unit 5: Disorders & Diseases

  • 5.1 Eating Disorders, Allergies, & Alcohol
  • 5.2 Nutrition Related Diseases

Unit 6: Consumer Nutrition

  • 6.1 Consumer Nutrition
  • 6.2 Food Preparation

Unit 7: Nutrition for Life

  • 7.1 Nutrition Across a Lifespan

Awards, Approvals, and Accreditation

  • inc-1500
  • Cognia Advanced
  • International Association for K-12 Online Learning
  • National col-2dot4legiate Athletic Association
  • Northwest Accreditation Commission Board
  • Washington OSPI
  • University of California