Alexis Stamatikos-NS_2420_Fall_2011_Syllabus [REVISED] (1)

Alexis Stamatikos-NS_2420_Fall_2011_Syllabus [REVISED] (1)...

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Nutrition Fall Semester 2011 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00-9:50 am, HS 111 Instructor: Alexis Stamatikos, MS, RD Office: HS 402A Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday: 8am-9am & 10am-11am; Friday: 8am-9am E-mail: [email protected] ***(preferred communication) *** Phone: (806)-742-3068 Required Materials: Textbook: Thompson, Manore, Vaughan. The Science of Nutrition: Custom Edition for Texas Tech University. df taken from: Thompson, Manore, Vaughan. The Science of Nutrition, 2 nd edition. (2010). Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco, CA. (Available at TTU Barnes & Noble Bookstore) Course Packet: Available at Copy Outlet (Ave X and Broadway) Lab Manual: Available at Copy Outlet (Ave X and Broadway) Course Description: An introduction to nutrition and its role in human health. For nutrition majors and minors only. Pre-requisite NS 1301. Purpose of the Course: To provide food and nutrition majors and minors with foundation knowledge of nutrition and its role in human health that can serve as a base for future learning. Expected Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate the legitimacy of dietary/nutrition information available to the consumer Identify the components of a healthy diet and discuss techniques utilized in diet planning for maintenance, weight gain and loss. Discuss parameters to assess body weight and factors contributing to obesity including genetics. Explain the role of nutrition and physical activity in promoting wellness. Discuss the association between nutrition and chronic diseases. Explain the major types of eating disorders and their effects on the body Discuss food safety, and causes and prevention associated with food illnesses Describe the nutrition concerns and efforts to improve the nutrition globally 1. KR 3.1.a. Students are able to use the nutrition care process to make decisions, to identify nutrition related problems and determine and evaluate nutrition interventions, including medical nutrition therapy, disease prevention and health promotion. Assessed through obesity case studies.
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course ZOOL 2420 taught by Professor Pan during the Fall '11 term at Texas Tech.

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