Food-oriented study of nutritional facts and principles as a basis for dietary choices; consequences of choices; scientifically examining controversial topics.
Course Outline: 
Lesson 1: Food Choices and Human Health
Lesson 2: Nutrition Tools: Standards and Guidelines
Lesson 3: The Remarkable Body
Lesson 4: The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fibers
Lesson 5: The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols
Lesson 6: The Proteins and Amino Acids
Lesson 7: The Vitamins
Lesson 8: Water and Minerals
Lesson 9: Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight
Lesson 10: Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Body's Response
Lesson 11: Diet and Health
Lesson 12: Food Safety and Food Technology
Lesson 13: Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant
Lesson 14: Child, Teen, and Older Adult
Lesson 15: Hunger and the Global Environment