Monthly Archives: September, 2020

Letters from Students – September 17, 2020

Tue 9/15/2020 1:19 PM Letter: Good Afternoon Dr.Dixon, I am writing to you concerning a few different matters: 1.) I absolutely LOVED your Obesity Explosion book, so much so that I finished the entire book and respective chapter quizzes in one day! One thing that I did notice, however, is that there is no Chapter …

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Class 5 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Sept 17th – Chapter 4 of McGuire Text – Start Carbohydrates

Update for 255 – 9-17-2020   I am sending this both by Sakai and Canvas (and putting on the blog) because I am having problems with Canvas emails. If you get this email by Sakai but not by Canvas, please let me know. Remember, I really don’t know what is going on at your end. All …

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Class 4 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Sept 15th – Chapter 3 of McGuire Text – On Zoom

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Monday Update for Nutrition and Health – Sept 14, 2020

Some Important Announcements:  I now emailing to the Class through Canvas 2.  If you cannot access Class Recordings through Canvas and Zoom, you must take care of this immediately.  You need to call the Office of Information Technologies and they will help you!  I will not answer any more emails asking how you can see …

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Class 3 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Sept 10th – Chapter 2 of McGuire Text – On Zoom

In today’s class we will continue going through Chapter 2 of the McGuire Textbook. But before that, I want to go over what I consider the Foundations of Nutrition. Then after the Foundations, and Chapter 2 slides, I want to discuss an important topic that is not in the Textbook – the Dietary Supplement Health …

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Thursday Night Update for Nutrition and Health 255

Class 2 Today – Sept 3rd – We went through the Slides for Chapter 1 of McGuire.  Then we started the Slides for Chapter 2.  As I mentioned in class today, Chapter 1 is a little fluffy.  Chapter 2, on the other hand, discusses nutrition assessment, which is an important concept. During today’s lecture, there …

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Class 2 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Sept 3rd – On Zoom

Notices: 1.  I only received a few emails from Students about not being able to get on Zoom.  Those that had trouble had not signed up for Rutgers Zoom. 2.  I only received one email concerning not being able to access the recording.  There is still uncertainty about whether you need a pass code to …

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Go to Zoom in Canvas for Lecture 1

All,  I was able to get Zoom working in Canvas so I have scheduled today’s lecture in Zoom. Here is the information, but think you can just go to the class site in Canvas and join the meeting without any need for codes etc. Hope everything works well!

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Lecture 1 – Nutrition and Health – September 1, 2020

What to do to attend the Lecture- Lecture 1 – Go to Canvas at 2:15 pm and join the on-line lecture by going to Conferences: Please Note:  I have tried to switch this to a Zoom Meeting but my Zoom account is frozen.  The class may be too big for Big Blue Button.  No matter …

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