Ricky, age 4 years, arrives in the clinic with his mother. Ricky lives with his mother and father, who both work full-time, and his […]
Should I be eating gluten?
Gluten—a word most people in the US have heard of before, but do they really know what it is? Jimmy Kimmel did a fun piece on this – watch […]
1. The __________________________________________ (________) regulates food labels. 2. Serving sizes on the labels are not recommendations of how much to eat, but rather they are based on the amount […]
1. A Dietary supplement is a product that contains one or more ________________________ intended to _______________________ the diet. 2. Fill in the table with two (3) reasons why someone […]
Healthy Diet Planning
1. Why is it important to develop an eating pattern that is satisfying to you? 2. Diet planning involves: _____________________, ______________________, and _______________________. 3. Name some foods for each food […]
Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) & MyPlate (use your reading assignment to help with this section) 1. The DGA are nutrition and lifestyle recommendations that are updated every ______ […]
Food and nutrition
At 13, Opal is alarmed by how her body is changing. She’s always been bigger than most of her friends, but she seems to have […]
Healthy People 2030 identifies objectives related to nutrition and its role in promoting health and reducing chronic disease risk. Choose one preventable chronic condition from the […]
Nutrition and weight status
Discuss why nutrition and weight status are important for health. Post one reference you used for the evidence-based information you are discussing.
The nutritional needs of a toddler
Explain when and how solid foods may be introduced to a baby. Discuss the nutritional needs of a toddler.