Nutrition For Healthy Living 120
Open to Grade 11 or 12 students
The course explores the influences of food on personal health and wellness. Topics include: digestion, absorption, metabolism and function of the six nutrient groups. Through investigation and analysis of five nutrient groups, recommended daily intake of calories, and other nutritional ‘hot topics’ students will become educated on the importance of maintaining a balance between healthy food choices and physical activity.
Students are expected to examine their eating habits and lifestyle choices. Students should have a background or interest in biology and chemistry.