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NFS 095 – The Science of Energy Balance

Credits: 1.00

Course Description: Introductory level special topics courses.

Section Description: This online course is designed as an introduction to the concepts related to energy utilization in nutritional science, and the application of these concepts to our daily lives. Students will learn the components of energy balance (intake and expenditure), the role of macronutrients and micronutrients, the use of nutrition labeling information related to energy balance, and how to apply all of this information to maintain a healthy body weight. Students will also calculate and analyze their personal energy intakes and expenditures over a three day period and create a personal action plan.

CRN: 15608

Section: WQ1

Enrolled/Seats: 36/50

Days Time Location

Instructor(s): Stephen J. Pintauro

Meeting Dates: 26 Dec 2017 - 12 Jan 2018