NFSC100_Syllabus_Spring_2012

NFSC100_Syllabus_Spring_2012 - Spring, 2012 NFSC 100:...

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1 Spring, 2012 NFSC 100: Elements of Nutrition (3 credits) (Fulfills CORE non-lab life science requirement) Objectives: 1. To learn basic concepts of nutrition and to understand how nutritional needs change throughout the life cycle. 2. To learn how the body digests, absorbs and utilizes the nutrients we obtain from the food that we eat. 3. To learn the role that nutrition plays in the promotion of health and the prevention of chronic disease. PLEASE TURN OFF ALL CELL PHONES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES DURING BOTH LECTURE AND DISCUSSION. LAPTOPS ARE ALLOWED FOR THE PURPOSE OF NOTE TAKING ONLY . CHECKING EMAIL/FACEBOOK IS DISRUPTIVE TO OTHER STUDENTS AND IS NOT ALLOWED. NFSC 100 TEACHING TEAM Faculty: Coordinator Dr. Wen-Hsing Cheng Assistant Professor Department of Nutrition and Food Science 3108B Skinner Building whcheng@umd.edu Office Hours: Tuesdays, 2-4 PM. Instructors Dr. Thomas Castonguay Professor Department of Nutrition and Food Science 3209B Marie Mount Hall twc@umd.edu Dr. Wen-Hsing Cheng Assistant Professor Department of Nutrition and Food Science 3108B Skinner Building whcheng@umd.edu
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2 Dr. Robert Jackson Professor Department of Nutrition and Food Science 0112 Skinner Building bojack@umd.edu Dr. David Lei Professor Department of Nutrition and Food Science 0112 Skinner Building dlei@umd.edu Dr. Nadine Sahyoun Associate Professor Department of Nutrition and Food Science 0112 Skinner Building nsahyoun@umd.edu Teaching Assistants: Executive Teaching Assistant Ryan T. Wu Office Hours: Th, 10 AM-noon Office: Skinner 3108A tyw0530@umd.edu Jallah Rouse Office Hours: M, noon-1 PM; W, 1-2 PM Office: Skinner 3108A jjrouse86@gmail.com Cindy L. Feng Office Hours: F, 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM Office: Skinner 3107A Fenglicindy1102@gmail.com Kenny Z. Xie Office Hours: W, 1-3 PM. Office: MMH 3304A Xie.zhuohong@gmail.com Ken Y. Lu Office Hours: W, 1-3 PM. Office: MMH 3304A yjlu@umd.edu Caroline Rocourt Office Hours: M, noon-1 PM; W, noon-1 PM Office: Skinner 3108A crocourt@umd.edu Required Materials: 1. Textbook: Nutrition Concepts and Controversies, 12th edition. Frances Sizer and Eleanor Whitney. West Publishing Company 2011. ISBN-13: 978-1-111-52095-3 2. Workbook: The Workbook for NFSC 100 includes in-class and homework assignments that will be turned in during the discussion sections. The workbook can only be purchased from the Maryland Book Exchange.
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3 3. Diet Analysis Plus Software* An online access code for the Diet Analysis Plus 10.0 program is sold bundled with the Sizer and Whitney textbook ( bundled textbook: 978-1-1-1162273-2 ). If you buy a used textbook and wish to purchase the software separately, use ISBN: 978-1-4-2392663-4 *If you obtain an earlier version of Diet Analysis Plus, you are responsible for obtaining the appropriate information from the program. The TAs will not be able to assist you with earlier versions of Diet Analysis Plus. Class Schedule:
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course NFSC 100 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '09 term at Maryland.

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