NUTR 130: NUTRITION FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTY
LECTURE: TUE. & THU. 9:30-10:45, MAHAR 108
: This course provides is an introduction to the science of
nutrition as it applies to everyday life. It fulfills the biological sciences
requirements of General Education. The emphasis in this course will be on the
physiological roles that nutrients (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins,
minerals, and water) play in the body. The course will also examine energy
balance, weight control, digestion, and nutrient needs during the lifecycle.
General Education courses share the common requirements for critical
thinking, reflection, writing and opportunity to discuss contents that are
fulfilled by the activities carried out in the discussion sections in addition to
activities during the lectures and outside of class.
Upon completion of this introductory nutrition course, you will be able to:
Describe the major nutrients, vitamins, and minerals and their roles in the
Interpret what the scientific facts tell us about nutrition and health;
Explain the nutrition standards and guidelines;
Describe the processes of digestion, absorption, and transport;
Understand the concepts of energy balance and weight control;
Recognize the relationship between physical fitness, health, and nutrition;
Describe the nutritional needs at various stages of the life cycle;
Explain the relationship between nutrition and disease prevention.
: Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, LDN; 211 Chenoweth;
firstname.lastname@example.org. I am a part-time instructor and not on campus
every day so email is the best contact method. If your email bounces, check
first to make sure my name is spelled correctly m + angels. If you continue to
have problems, contact your TA and/or leave a message for me at 577-6414
(messages are only checked on Tues and Thurs mornings).
Office hours: Tuesday 11 am-noon or by appointment. Virtual office hours:
Thursday 9-10 pm in Chat section of course website.
: A TA will be assigned to you based on your discussion
section. You will learn your TA’s name, contact information, and office hours
when you attend your first discussion section. Please refer all questions,
concerns, special requests, etc. directly to your assigned TA. If you are having
difficulty with any topic covered, please contact your TA to arrange for help.