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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
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Clark
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 3
Meets: TTH from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 3
Meets: TTH from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 101
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Krisciunas
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 3
Meets: TTH from 5:00PM to 6:15PM
Section: N01
Open Seats: 3
Meets: TTH from
5:00PM to 6:15PM
Section: N01