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NUTR& 101
Nutrition


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Natural Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Study of food nutrients and application to normal health throughout the life cycle, including social-economic, cultural, ethnic, and psychological implications of food. This course does not include a lab. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088; CHEM& 110 or high school chemistry. Formerly NUTR 165, General Nutrition.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the key nutrients and their basic functions in the body.
  • Explain the origin, meaning, and use of Dietary Reference Intakes as established by the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Select foods or groups of foods that provide a source of each key nutrient in significant amounts.
  • Recognize that foods must be digested into nutrient components and presented to the cell for utilization.
  • Identify changes in the nutritional requirements for persons in various stages of the life cycle.
  • Recognize some of the problems involved in modifying food consumption habits.
  • Recognize and use the dietary recommendations for healthy adults.
  • Interpret information found on food labels.
  • Recognize differences between reliable and unreliable sources of nutritional information.
  • Understand a Food Intake Record and then show proficiency in analysis of the record.

  • Course Topics
  • An Overview of Nutrition and Planning a Healthy Diet
  • Digestion, Absorption, and Transport and Carbohydrates
  • Fats and Proteins
  • Metabolism and Energy Balance
  • Weight Management and Fitness
  • Diet and Health

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    NUTR& 101
    Fall 2014
    1413
    Jill Emigh
    NUTR& 101
    Fall 2014
    6387
    David Sperry
    NUTR& 101
    Fall 2014
    8021
    Terrilyn De Leon
    NUTR& 101
    Spring 2014
    0821
    Jill Emigh
    NUTR& 101
    Spring 2014
    0822
    Jill Emigh


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.