Monthly Archives: September, 2019

Class 6 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2019 – Chapter 4 in McGuire – Carbohydrates

See article at: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(19)30173-1/fulltext#back-bib2   Board Presentation on 9-18-2019: On the board I reviewed the reason I discussed the mechanism of fire and how it relates to energy in foods and how energy is conserved in humans.  Obviously, there is energy in the bonds of the fuel for a fire. That energy can be measured …

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Class 5 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2019 – Chapters 3 and 4 in McGuire – Second Half of Chapter 3 – Digestion; Then Carbohydrates

Why did we discuss the Mechanism of Fire last time? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016508519346360?via%3Dihub  

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Class 4 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2019 – Diet Assignment and Start Chapter 3 of McGuire

The Opioid Crisis and How Drug Companies Tied the Hands of the Food and Drug Administration reminds me of how Supplement Companies tied the Hands of the FDA in the early 1990s. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/investigations/drug-industry-plan-to-defeat-dea/ See Link above for full article, which is very long.

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Class 3 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2019 – Chapter 2 of McGuire and Beerman

Using Eatracker.ca to do your Diet Assignment  

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Class 2 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2019 – Chapter 1 of McGuire and Beerman

Note about Order of Topics: I follow the book very closely throughout the semester. The first two chapters of the book are fairly light and concern general information about Nutrition and how the Dietary Standards (Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)) were created and why.  I add some information about the Foundations of Nutrition, which were developed …

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Class 1 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2019 – Welcome to Class

Welcome to the Class: I wanted to say I am looking forward to class this semester.  Last semester I added TopHat to the class so as to get immediate feedback and to better track attendance.  The response was amazing – every student I talked to liked using TopHat.  In order to makeup for some of …

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