Fundamentals of Nutrition
BIO 1400 - F2020 // Section V0805
Macomb Community College
Cliff Belleau - Adjunct Instructor

 
 
 
 
"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." - Michael Pollan
 
 
 
     
  Lecture Slides, Study Guides, Reference Material, and Articles of Interest  
     
  Week 1  
 
 
  C1 - Choosing What You Eat and Why  
 
 
 
 
> Welcome & Orientation
   
> About Diet Analysis Paper (25% of your grade)
   
> C1- Discussion Slides
   
> C1 Study Guide
   
> Reference Material
  > What Is Science?
  > NIH Body Mass Calculator (What is your BMI?)
  > Wallet Size Portion-Size Guide (Print this document)
  > Refrigerator Size Portion-Size Guide
  > British and American Variances
  > Measurement Equivalents (American Standard VS Metric)
   
> Articles of Interest
  > Color Wheel of Phytochemical in Food
  > List of Phytochemicals in Food
  > Phytochemicals and Their Role in Obesity
   
 
 
 
  C2 - Guidelines for Designing a Healthy Diet  
 
 
 
 
> C2-Discussion Slides
   
> C2 Study Guide
   
> Reference Material
  > The Scientific Method
  > Anatomy of a Food Label
  > Calories in a Sandwich
  > Food Label Calculation (1)
  > Food Label Calculations (2)
  > Nutrient Density
  > Water Content of Food
  > How Many Colors Are In Your Dinner?
   
> Articles of Interest
  > Better Health With Good Food Choices
  > 10 States With the Deadliest Eating Habits
  > Six Good Breakfast Meals (Still Not the Best!)
  > Food Labels
   
Week 2
   

C3 - The Human Body - A Nutrition Perspective

 
> C3 Discussion Slides
   
> C3 Study Guide
   
> Reference Material
  > Homeostasis
  > Active Transport by Group Translocation
  > Biochemical Pathway
  > Digestion Metabolism Overview
  > DNA Structure
  > Enzyme Action and Hydrolysis of Sucrose
  > Hormones and Gastric Secretion
  > How Diffusion Works
  > Organs of Digestion
  > Reflexes in the Colon
  > Renal Process
  > Absorption of Nutrients
  > Blood Flow During Absorption
 
> Articles of Interest
  > 10 Things Never to Eat From Vending Macine
  > Worst Foods in America
  > 20 Worst Salty Foods in America
  > Beware: Misleading Ingredient Names Explained
   

C4 - Carbohydrates: Sugars, Polysaccarides, and Fibers

 
> C4 Discussion Slides
   
> C4 Study Guide
   
> Reference Material
  > Blood Sugar Regulation in Diabetics
  > Comparing Carbohydrates
  > Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates
  > Glucose Metabolism
  > Regulation of Glucose Metabolism
  > Maintaing Normal Blood Glucose Levels
  > Blood Glucose Regulation
   
> Articles of Interest
  > Low Carbohydrate Benefits
  > Seaweed: New Hip Food
  > Are Energy Drinks Dangerous to Your Health
  > Nine Scariest Food Facts
  > Food vs Minutes of Exercise
  > Sugar Should Be Regulated as Toxin
   
Week 3
   

C5 - Lipids

   
> C5 Discussion Slides
   
> C5- Study Guide
   
> Reference Material
  > Absorption and Digestion of Lipids
  > Lipid Transport
  > Metabolism of Lipids
   
> Articles of Interest
  > Lipoprotein Metabolism
  > Trans Fat FDA
  > Obesity by the Numbers
   

C6 - Proteins

 
> C6 Discussion Slides
   
> C6 Study Guide
   
> Reference Material
  > Digestion and Absorption of Proteins
  > Metabolism of Proteins
  > Complementary Proteins
  > Limiting Amino Acids
  > Protein and Muscle Production
  > Protein Denaturation
   
> Articles of Interest
  > Gluten Sensitivity / It's Related to But Not Celiac Disease
  > Portion Sizes Now and Then
  > Sizing Up Food Portion Sizes
   
Week 4
   

C8 - Vitamins

> C Discussion Slides
   
> C Study Guide
   
> Reference Material
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> Articles of Interest
  Twenty Worst Foods in America
  Worst Restaurant Breakfasts in America
  Ten States with the Deadliest Eating Habits
  Six Good Breakfast Meals
  What is the Average American Diet? (Hint: it is not good!)
  Obesity By the Numbers
  Ten Worst Fast-Food Meals
   
> Scientist find "master gene" for obesity.
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C7 - Energy Balance and Weight Control

   
> C7 Discussion Slides
   
> C9- Energy Balance and Weight Management
   
> Reference Material
  Hormonal Communication
  How Osmosis Works
  Nerve Implulse
  Water Content of Food
   
> Articles of Interest
   
   
   
   
   
   
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Week 5
   

C9 - Nutrients Involved in Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

   
> C9 Discussion Slides
   
> C Study Guide
   
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Week 6
   

C10 - Nutrition, Fitmess, and Physical Activity

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> C Study Guide
   
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> Lecture PPt
   
Study Guide
> C10- Fftness and Physical Activity
   
Reference Material
> Hemolysis and Crenation
   
Articles of Interest
> Phytochemicals in Food
> Phytochemicals Help to Fight Obesity
> Color Wheel of Phytochemicals
   

C11 - Nutrition During Pregnancy and Infancy

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> C Study Guide
   
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Study Guide
> C11-Pregnancy and Infancy
   
Home Work Assignments
> Bone Growth in Width
> Osteoporosis
   
Articles of Interest
> Vitamin D Deficiency Syndrome
> How Breast Milk Protects Newborns
   
Week 7
   

C18 - Nutrition from Infancy Through Adolescence

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Study Guide
> C13- How Safe Is Our Food Supply?
   
Reference Material
> Chasing Outbreaks: How Safe is Our Food?
> Frontline: What is the problem with chicken?
 
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C19 - Nutrition During Adulthood

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Week 8
   

C13 - How Safe is Our Food Supply?

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> C Study Guide
   
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> C18 Discussion Slides
   
> C18 Study Guide
   
> Reference Material
   
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C14 - Feeding the World

   
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Valued Web Resources

> National Institutes of Health
> Center for Disease Control and Prevention
> American Council on Science & Health
> Food and Drug Administration
> Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Eat Right)
> United States Department of Agriculture Choose "MyPlate.Gov"
> Fork Over Knives - Learn How to Transition to a Safer Diet
> Nutrition Data / Create "Food Fact Labels"
> Calorie King for Food Awareness
> Go Dairy Free
> Environmental Working Group
> National Council Against Health Fraud
> Quackwatch: Outrageous "Claims" in Advertising
> MicroBiome
   

Recommended Books for Health Care Professionals

> The End of Overeating by David A. Kessler, MD
> The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better,
Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care by T.R. Reid
> Food Inc. by Robert Kenner : Watch on YouTube a brief introduction to this important award winning documentary about "the food-industrial complex".
> Food Inc.  / Reviews by Los Angeles Times, Variety, Entertainment Weekly :  Visit Mr. Kenner's official site to find reviews and detailed information about this important work.
   
> My iProfile
 
 
 
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