Principles of Nutrition

The Principles of Nutrition course provides an introduction to the basic concepts related to nutrients in foods and their metabolic functions. The course will further focus on methods for assessing nutritional status and dietary adequacy, as well as its applications to phases of the human life cycle.


Week 1

Nutrition: An Overview of Our Everyday Choices

Week 2

Nutritional Information and Guidelines for a Healthy Diet

Week 3

Relate the Basic Concepts of Digestion and Absorption

Week 4

Identify the Role of Carbohydrates in a Healthy Diet

Week 5

Identify the Role of Lipids, Triglycerides, Phospholipids and Cholesterol in the Diet

Week 6

Identify the Role of Protein in the Body

Week 7

Energy Balance and Weight Management

Week 8

Nutrition, Fitness and Physical Activity

Week 9

Nutrition During Pregnancy and Infancy

Week 10

Assess the Nutritive Requirements of Healthy Individuals throughout Their Lifecycle

Week 11

Food Safety

Week 12

Feeding the World

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CA $475
Principles of Nutrition

Program Details

63 hours/14 weeks
Includes access to all online materials
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