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Woods College of Advancing Studies


FALL 2014

Professor: Kirsten Fertuck, B.S. University of Toronto, Ph.D. Michigan State; Sheila Tucker, MA, RD, CSSD, LDN, B.S., M.A.  Framingham State College.

ADBI 1123  Nutrition for Life
ADBI112301 Syllabus (Tuesdays)
ADBI112302 Syllabus (Wednesdays)
Course acquaints the nonspecialist with the basic scientific principals of nutrition and energy metabolism. Includes an examination of the six nutrient groups (carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and water) and their impact on health, disease prevention, and growth and development. Explores current dietary recommendations, nutrition for athletes, dietary supplement use, weight management, and other current hot topics in nutrition. Students assess their own nutrient intakes and compare them to national standards. Material designed for practical use.
ADBI 112301 Fall, Tues 6:30–9, Sept 2–Dec 9, Professor Tucker
ADBI 112302  Fall, Wed 6:30–9, Sept 3–Dec 10, Professor Tucker