BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Essentials of Human Nutrition

NDFS 100


$ 579.00

Instructor: Erica Nicole Hansen
Credits: 3.00

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Food-oriented study of nutritional facts and principles as a basis for dietary choices; consequences of choices; scientifically examining controversial topics.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Food Choices and Human Health
Lesson 2: Nutrition Tools: Standards and Guidelines
Lesson 3: The Remarkable Body
Lesson 4: The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fibers
Lesson 5: The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols
Lesson 6: The Proteins and Amino Acids
Lesson 7: The Vitamins
Lesson 8: Water and Minerals
Lesson 9: Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight
Lesson 10: Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Body's Response
Lesson 11: Diet and Health
Lesson 12: Food Safety and Food Technology
Lesson 13: Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant
Lesson 14: Child, Teen, and Older Adult
Lesson 15: Hunger and the Global Environment

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.

   No Materials required for this course!