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Unformatted text preview: “ E a t f o o d . N o t t o o m u c h . M o s t l y p l a n t s . ” – M i c h a e l P o l l a n “ E v e r y t h i n g i n m o d e r a t i o n . I n c l u d i n g m o d e r a t i o n ” – J u l i a C h i l d IPHY 3420, Fall 2010 Nutrition for Health and Performance University of Colorado, Boulder Class hours: Section 001 – MWF 3:00-3:50pm @ Ramaley C250 Section 002 – MWF 4:00-4:50pm @ Ramaley C250 Instructor: Owen Murphy Email: [email protected] . Please help me help you (and me) by including your class section # in the subject line of your email. Phone: 303.492.8021 Office hours: MWF 12:30-2:00pm @ Temp Building, Room106. Note: “Temp Building” is a very permanent brick building attached to the west end of Clare Small, just north of the Student Rec Center. Class description: This class is designed as a broad introduction to the field of nutrition. We will discuss the basic anatomy, physiology, and chemistry of nutrition, the “ins and outs” of weight management, the role of diet and lifestyle in disease prevention, specific nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, nutrition standards and guidelines, sports nutrition recommendations, agricultural practices, and food policy issues. • Macro and micronutrients – functions, sources, needs, deficiencies, toxicities • Digestion and absorption – basic anatomy, physiology, GI disorders • Healthy choices – nutrition standards and guidelines, food labels, consumer tips • Weight management – energy balance, diets, mindful eating, health at every size • Disease prevention – diabetes, heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis • Sports nutrition – training guidelines, optimal nutrition, ergogenic aids • Farm-to-table – local vs. organic vs. conventional vs. genetically-modified foods Highly recommended textbook: “ Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach” by Wardlaw and Smith. Purchase a real textbook at the CU Bookstore ($100-$130) or download the e-book version ($55-65 for 6 months) here: www.mhhe.com/ebooks Required software program: A diet and physical activity software program is required for the class project. There are several options available, including NutritionCalc Plus, MyDietAnalysis, and MyPyramidTracker.gov . Details will be announced in class. Clickers: The iClicker system will be used for class quizzes and surveys. Your clicker score will be calculated as the percentage of correct responses over the course of the semester, minus your 3 lowest scoring days ( including absences due to illness, family emergencies, and ski days ). You will receive 2 points for a correct response, 1 point for an incorrect response, and 0 points for no response. Bring your clicker to class, ensure that it works, set it to the correct frequency each day, and use your absences judiciously. Purchase your clicker at the CU Bookstore ($35) and register it in class....
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