Human Nutrition NS 015. Mission College: section 46252 MW 11-12:20 ; section 46255 TTH 12:30-2:00; West Valley College: section 47843 Tues, 6-9pm
The Sections below have important links that will help you be prepared for class.
I. Below is a Link to the Syllabus Syllabus_WVC
Below are word files to outlines for each subject. To facilitate notetaking, print out the outline BEFORE you come to class. Some space has been provided for you to take notes directly on the outline. You may use your own notebook paper if you wish. The Power Point Presentations are designated by "ppt" and you can print them out if you have Power Point on your computer. The computer lab has Power Point installed.
Anatomy_ppt full power point presentation
Lipid_ppt full power point presentation
Protein_ppt full power point presentation
Supplement_Power_Point full power point presentation
Metabolism_Power_Point full power point presentation
food_safety full power point presentation
III. Reading Assignments.
We may move a little faster than this, or a little slower. I will always update you in class to where we are.
WEEKS 1 Thru 3: READING: WVC: Chapter 1, pgs 30-35. Highlight of Chapt. 1 pgs 30-36. Appendix B
Mission: Chapter 1, pgs. 23-29, Chemistry Concepts Handout, pgs. 57-59
ACTIVITIES: chemistry_definitions Chemistry_Worksheet DRI_Worksheet Web_Nutrition_sources
TEST: Week 4. Covering Chapter 1 and information about Scientific research, DRI, chemistry, and credible
WEEKS 4 AND 5: READING : WVC and Mission: Chapter 3 and 4
ACTIVITY: Dietary_Dilemma Digestion_Grid
WEEK 6 AND 7: READING: WVC and Mission: Chapters 5 and 6
ACTIVITES: Lipid_Activity Gram_Calculation
TEST: Week 8. Covering Chapters: 3, 4, 5, and 6
WEEK 8 AND 9: READING: WVC: Chapters 8-11, Chapter 7.
Mission: Chapters 8 and 9, Metabolism handout.
ACTIVITIES: Annie Fortified_Foods
TEST: Week 10 Take Home covering Metabolism, supplements and Vitamins, Minerals and Water.
WEEKS 10, 11, & 12: READING: WVC: Chapt. 2, 8, 9
Mission: Chapter 2 , 10
ACTIVITIES: Pyramid_Discovery Meal_Modification Food_exchange_list Label_Comparison
Fast_Food Atkins_Diet Raw_Food_Diet South_Beach_Diet Fad_Diets
TEST: Week 13 Covering Chapt.2, and 10 (also chapt. 9 for WVC students)
WEEKS 13,14 &15: READING: WVC: Chapter 9 Highlight on Eating Disorders; Chapter 7 Highlight on Alcohol; Chapter 14.
Mission: Chapter 12, Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 16
FINAL EXAM: Week 16 December 11-15. Exact Test date To Be Announced.
IV. Activities and Handouts
Below are activites that we will complete mostly in class. It is your responsibility to have these handouts on the day we complete the activity. I will not have extras. It is to your benefit to print them out well before hand.
V. Below is a link to Diet Analysis Project InformationDiet_Analysis_Directions
Sample_Diet This will give you an idea how to format your food diary
VI. Take Home Test for WVC and Mission
VII. Test Dates:
VIII. For students who have questions that I cannot answer in class, below are links to materials to answer your questions:
H.pylori Click on H.pylori tab at top of page.
Hydrogenation Last paragraph explains processADA Position Paper General dietary information for vegetarians
Vegetarian Resource Group Vegetarian forms of B12
Zinc from Medline plus. Information about Zinc and colds, general info.
Death Due to Alcohol Poisoning
Consumer Information on Microwaves
Why MIcrowaves and Cell Phones Don't Cause Cancer
The Science of Scrumptious How we taste things.
IX. Below is a link to the New vs. the Old Dietary Guidelines. Find out what 5 years of work and tax payer money has come up with.
X. Below is some resource materials for your own personal use. Check them out
Eating_on_the_run Snacks you can take with you anywhere so you can EAT!
Quick_Meals You won't believe how easy and nutritious these little meals are.
High_Protein_and_Calorie_Snacks For those of you who want to GAIN weight
Veggie_Snacks How to sneak vegetables into your diet.
XI. Below are helpful Websites that I will refer to in class. The ones I will refer to the most are as follows:
XII. However, here are all the websites in alphabetical order that are interesting and I may also refer to. Check them out!
Ask The Dietician
Calories per Hour
Go Ask Alice
National Drug Information Center
National Organic Program
Stop Labeling Lies
USDA nutrition information
XIII. Book Recommendations
Updated: Saturday, December 2, 2006 at 8:27:42 PM by Lori DeVito Wirth
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