Author Archive: Joseph Dixon

Class 17 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Oct 29th – Finish Chapter 8 of McGuire Text – Commodities, Exercise, and Diets

Letter from a Student Concerning Obesity Explosion Tue 10/27/2020 5:23 PM Question: Professor Dixon,   I know it is late in the semester, I have been so behind due to the other science classes I am taking (biology and physics + both of their labs and recitations), but I found an email you sent earlier in …

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Class 16 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Oct 27th – Start Chapter 8 of McGuire Text – Energy Balance & Body Weight Regulation

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Class 15 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Oct 22nd – Finish Chapter 7 of McGuire Text – Electrons and Oxidative Phosphorylation

Exam 2 Moved to Tuesday,November 10th  

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Class 14 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Oct 20th – Start Chapter 7 of McGuire Text – Finish Lipids/Start Metabolism

First Lipid Quiz Due on Wednesday Some Interesting Slides on Coronary Heart Disease:

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Monday Update for Nutrition and Health – October 19, 2020 – Questions about the Diet Assignment

Just some general comments first: The Lipids Quiz is published and you need to take it before Wednesday at 5 pm.  The due date for the Diet Assignment has been extended one more time – until Wednesday at 11 pm.  However, the Drop boxes will remain open until Friday.  Most of the questions I am …

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Friday Update for Nutrition and Health – October 16, 2020 – Questions about the Diet Assignment

Message to the Class: Dear All,  I want to again emphasize that the due date for the Diet Assignment is now Monday, October 19th at 11 pm.  But I also want you to know that the “Drop Boxes” for the Diet Assignment will remain open to Friday October 23rd.  If you submit it during next …

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Class 13 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Oct 15th – Chapter 6 of McGuire Text – Finish Lipids (Fat) – What are Lipoproteins?

Diet Assignment is Due Monday, Oct 19th at 11 pm in the 2 Canvas Assignment Boxes;  First – Upload Food Analysis and Calculations as a .pdf File; In the Other Assignment Box – Upload Answered Questions as one of these types of files:  .pdf, .doc, or .docx.    

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Class 12 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Oct 13 th – Chapter 6 of McGuire Text – Continue Lipids (Fat)

Important Update – You Need to Convert Your Diet Assignment PowerPoint into a pdf Before Uploading to the Canvas Drop Box! More Letters from Students: Letter:  Hello professor,  I had a question in regards to the diet assignment. This may sound odd but do you take off points for the assignment if our numbers aren’t …

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Monday Morning Update for Nutrition and Health – October 12, 2020 – Questions about the Diet Assignment

Directions concerning Submitting the Diet Assignment 10-12-2020 There will be a Drop Box established in the Canvas Site for the course where you should submit your Diet Assignment.   I am still working on it – there are over 300 assignments – I have to get the Drop Box perfect.  I will email you when the …

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Class 11 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Oct 8 th – Chapter 6 of McGuire Text – Start Lipids (Fat)

Go to the Exam 1 Module in Canvas to see the Distribution of Grades in the Class Ask questions about Diet Assignment today!

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