Improve your health and your life through nutrition and exercise. Create nutrition and health goals to motivate you to become a healthier you. Make meaningful, lasting changes to your diet that last. Review the digestion process and how our body would digest some pizza. Learn some real benefits of eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Review some tips on including more fruits and vegetables in your schedule. Discover the difference between good carbohydrates and bad carbohydrates. Understand how to include more fiber in your eating habits, and the benefits of doing so. Review the importance of eating healthy choices of protein. Learn how to make healthy protein choices. Read about cholesterol and the difference between "LDL" and "HDL". Uncover some benefits of including enough calcium in your diet, and how to prevent osteoporosis. Learn what vitamins are. Read some tips on how to choose a vitamin supplement.
Find out some health hazards of being underweight or overweight. Discover some healthy ways to change your weight. Check out some real health benefits of including exercise in your schedule. Read and choose some ways to motivate you to exercise. Become a more energetic you with some tips on how to increase your energy through nutrition and exercise. Review some tips on how to decrease stress with nutrition and exercise. Distinguish the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance, and see how the body responds to a food allergy.
Assess when to seek medical attention for a food allergy. Read some tips on how to avoid a food allergy or food intolerance. Incorporate healthy nutrition and exercise habits in your routine so that you can be healthier, have more energy, and feel great!
Lesson 1: Choosing a Food Pyramid and Nutrition Goals
This lesson discusses the original USDA Food Pyramid,introduces the new USDA Food Pyramid and how to create health-related goals.
Lesson 2: Digesting Food
Become familiar with digestive organs. This lesson outlines how pizza is digested in our digestion system, how we break down fats and proteins and how we absorb nutrients.
Lesson 3: Fruits and Vegetables
Learn some health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables,review some ways to include more fruits and vegetables in your daily routine,review how many servings of fruits and vegetables are the minimum to eat.
Lesson 4: Carbohydrates and Fiber
Learn the difference between good and bad carbohydrates,review what fiber is,and discover some benefits of eating high-fiber foods.
Lesson 5: Protein
In this lesson we will learn how to eat health proteins and and the health issues related to protein.
Lesson 6: Calcium, Vitamins and Minerals
In this lesson we learn the benefits of calcium and vitamin and mineral supplements.
Lesson 7: Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Review health problems of being overweight or underweight.Discover some healthy weight-loss ideas.
Lesson 8: Exercise
Review some health benefits from exercising. Discover how exercise improves your mood and makes you stronger. Learn how to stay motivated to exercise.
Lesson 9: Decreasing Stress and Increasing Energy
Learn how to eat to reduce stress through nutrition,outline which foods increase energy, see which foods can relax you.
Lesson 10: Food Allergies
Discover what a true food allergy is. Outline the symptoms of a food allergy. Learn when to seek medical help when a food allergy occurs.
Lesson 11: Review
Review main topics of nutrition lessons.Review your nutrition and health goals.
Coursework is sent out monday of every week, homework is due by friday of every week