Class 2 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2021 – September 7th – McGuire Chapter 1 and Pellagra Lecture

Twitter: In today’s Nutrition & Health class (9-7-21) we discuss the Time Line for Nutrition; The American Diet & average % of Cal from Carbs, Protein and Fat; Chapter 1 of McGuire textbook; Atwater numbers; Finish with pellagra – a deficiency disease that was endemic in the early 1900s. 

How to Make Steel Cut Oatmeal for the week: Add one cup of Oats to 4 cups of boiling water; cook with stirring (gradually reduce heat) for 13 minutes, add raisins, and let sit for 10 min with occasional stirring; enjoy a bowl; after the oatmeal cools scoop unto some plastic wrap to make an oatmeal log; refrigerate immediately – lasts for about a week. I usually eat 1/4 of this for each serving – add Greek yogurt and dates as shown in the last photo.

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