Explain the difference between essential and non-essential
amino acids and their role in determining protein quality.
Know how proteins are digested and absorbed.
Identify the functions of protein in the body.
Differentiate between the types fats and describe their
roles in disease promotion and prevention.
Clearly identify the good fats vs. the bad fats in terms of
List the functions of fat.
Differentiate between simple and complex carbohydrates and
understand the role of carbohydrates in the body.
Know the storage form of glucose in the body and where its
Know what fiber is, its role in di
Know the different functions of vitamins, water and
minerals and their role in human health.
Identify deficiency diseases/symptoms of vitamins
Review the Dietary Reference Intake
Pregnancy and Infancy
Identify the critical period of development during pregnancy
Detail and explain the unique nutrition needs during pregnancy and
Know the physical activity recommendations during pregnancy
An Overview Of
List the varying factors that influence food choices.
State the energy provided by each of the three macronutrients
and calculate the energy provided in various foods.
Identify nutrient recommendations
Identify the organs and accessory organs involved
in the digestion and absorption of food.
Review the mechanical and chemical process of
digestion, including what takes place in each organ
to food as its digested.
Know the ro
Explain how excesses of carbohydrate, fat, and protein contribute to
Identify the metabolic consequences and hazards of fasting.
Describe ways to measure and define healthy body weight.
Distinguish between android or central and gynec
Water and Minerals
Functions of Water
How Much Water Do You Need?
Major vs. Trace Minerals
and food sources
Sodium and blood
What is the