Monthly Archives: September, 2020

Questions from Students over the past few days – Sept 29, 2020

Important Question:   Good afternoon,  My name is ____________and I have completed the dietary assignment however I have a few questions. I followed the powerpoint as a guideline and did all the calculations for the assignment. On your powerpoint, you calculated the total fat in Kcal as well as the carbs and protein in Kcal. You …

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Class 8 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Sept 29th – Chapter 5 of McGuire Text – Protein

I will go over how to analyze your diet using: https://www.myfoodrecord.com

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Monday Morning Update for Nutrition and Health – Sept 28, 2020

Monday Morning Update (9-29-2020) Dear All, If you have any questions about below – go through older blogs  or read letters from students to get information.  Exam 1 –  Remember Exam 1 is Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020. It covers up to Chapter 5. I will put a review sheet for Exam 1 on Canvas on …

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Class 7 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Sept 24th – Chapters 4 & 5 of McGuire Text – Type 2 Diabetes and Start Protein (Chapt 5)

Salad given out to class on Salad Fridays:

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Class 6 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Sept 22nd – Chapter 4 of McGuire Text – Continue Carbohydrates

Updates Remember, the second Lecture quiz is due on Canvas at 5 pm on Sept 23rd.  Don’t worry about question 10 – just answer it!  It is really a Poll question, but Canvas quizzes require an answer to be designated.  I will adjust the points in the grade book. 2. If you are still having …

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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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