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DIT 1111 Nutrition for Health & Fitness

Overview of general nutrition principles focusing on healthy food choices, disease prevention and sports nutrition. Explores fad diets, herb/supplements and use of ergogenic aids. Incorporates effective use of nutrition information from reliable sources as well as personal responsibility in a professional setting.

Prerequisites: None

Course Outcomes
  • Identify various nutritional supplements and ergogenic aids. Evaluate their safety and effectiveness while listing indications/contraindications for use.
  • Identify nutrition experts and professional organizations. Define legal responsibility for professional practice.
  • Assess nutrient content of personal diet through food guide pyramid recommendations and food labels.
  • Identify the essential nutrients, their functions and food sources to assess nutrient content of personal diet.
  • State dangers of fad diets. Evaluate various fad diets for safety.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Clark
Term: Summer 2023
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Credit earned though an agreement between faculty and student. Can be longer or shorter than normal term.
Restrictions: Independent Study Student
Open Seats: 9
Section: 301
Open Seats: 9
Section: 301