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Nutrition I

This nutrition course provides basic nutrition theory with the primary focus on nutrition as a determinant of health, the function of selected nutrients and the integration of nutritional components into a healthy diet utilizing various nutrition guidelines and recommendations. During this course, the student will have the opportunity to assess a diet, provide counselling, utilize eating well with Canada's Food Guide, the Dietician's of Canada website and a scoring the sweets assessment tool. Students will compare food labels and apply nutrition principles to food choices. This course stresses nutritional inquiry and deals with fundamental nutritional information to afford the student a foundation to critique various life style choices.