NUTR 245
Basic Nutrition
 


2007 Discussion Group schedule  

Week of

 

Class Activity

Assignment Due

Homework Assigned

 Jan 8

Activity 1
Food Guide Pyramid

 

Activity 2, Nutrition Label Worksheet
Homework 1a
3-day diet record,

Jan 15

Activity 2
Nutrition Label Worksheet

Activity 1
Food Guide Pyramid

Activity 2
Nutrition Label Worksheet

Homework 1b computer diet analysis
Homework 2
Nutrient Density  
 

Jan 22

Watch Frontline's "The Alternative Fix" Video
 

Homework 1b 3-day diet record, Computer Diet Analysis
Homework 2
Nutrient Density  

Homework 3
Paper on "Alternative Fix"

Jan 29

Nutrient Density Discussion
Alternative Fix Discussion
 

Homework 3
Paper on "Alternative Fix" Video  

 Homework 4
 Macronutrient Intake Assignment 
computer analysis (as needed)

Feb 5

Activity 3
Heart Health Assessment

Homework 4
 Macronutrient Intake Assignment

Homework 5
Intake of Vitamins and Minerals  
Activity 5

Feb 12

Activity 5
Energy Balance and Body Weight Assessment

Homework 5
Intake of Vitamins and Minerals  
Activity 5

Homework 6
Personal Diet Makeover  
 Homework 8
Evaluating Weight Loss Programs    

Feb 19

 

Watch Frontline's "Fat" Video, part 1, and Discuss

Homework 6
Personal Diet Makeover + copy of  modified diet analysis
   

 

Feb 26

Watch Frontline's "Fat" Video, part 2, and Discuss

 

Homework 7
Reaction Paper to “Fat” Video  

Mar 5

Weight Loss Programs presentations
     Course Evaluation

Homework 7 Reaction paper to “Fat” Video Homework 8
Evaluating Weight Loss Programs