Health Science and Applied Nutrition

In this introductory nutrition course, you will explore the newest frontiers in nutrition and learn how to apply nutrition principles to your own food choices. Solidly based on science, this course will help you to understand how key nutrients (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water) affect health, disease, energy balance, and weight control. Additionally, you will gain knowledge of the impact culture has on health and food choices.

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About this course

In this introductory nutrition course you will explore the newest frontiers in nutrition and learn how to apply nutrition principles to your own food choices. Solidly based on science, this course will help you to understand how key nutrients (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water) affect health, disease, energy balance, and weight control. Additionally, you will gain knowledge of the impact culture has on health and food choices.

At a glance

  • Institution: ILC
  • Subject: Health & Nutrition
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisites: High School Health
  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you’ll learn

Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, and Weight Management

Who can take this course?

Learners in most countries can take this course. Unfortunately, learners residing in one or more of the following countries or regions will not be able to register for this course: Iran, Cuba, and the Crimea region of Ukraine. We regret that U.S. sanctions prevent us from offering our courses to learners in these countries.

What Is Nutrition?

1
Micronutrients
2
Macronutrients
3
What is Nutrition?
4 questions

Why Is Nutrition Important?

1
Overview

Test overview.

2
Good Nutrition Improves Well-being
10

This is a test.

3
Helps You Manage a Healthy Weight
10

This is also a test.

4
Nutrition Assignment 1
5
Nutrition Video Quiz
1 question
6
Reduces Risk of Chronic Disease
7
Gives You Energy
8
Delays the Effects of Aging
9
Maintains Your Immune System
10
Why Is Nutrition Important?
1 question

Weight Management

1
How Does Nutrition Impact Weight Management?
2
Foods That Contribute to Weight Gain
3
Foods that Contribute to Weight Loss
4
Weight Management

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