Author Archive: Joseph Dixon

Class 10 – Nutrition and Health – Chapter 5 – Protein and Amino Acids

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Class 9 – Nutrition and Health – Exam 1

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Class 8A – Nutrition and Health – Questions from Students for Exam 1

Here are great questions from 2 students in class: Student 1: Hello Professor,   I have some questions on material regarding the first exam, which I am honestly a bit nervous about. I haven’t taken a science class since my sophomore year of high school and was never really good at it. I’d also like to …

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Class 8 – Nutrition and Health – Finish Carbohydrates – Exam next class

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Class 7A – Nutrition and Health – What We Went Over About Carbohydrates

In today’s class (Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 – lots of hail, snow and rain)) we went over three things:  Reviewed Digestion of starch and absorption of glucose.  Then we went over how glucose is distributed throughout the body.  See presentation on Blackboard.  We talked glycemic Index and what are the factors that affect it.  We …

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Class 7 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2019 – Chapter 4 of McGuire – Finish Carbohydrates

There is class today, but attendance will not be taken and the lecture will be gone over very slowly and repeated on Friday for the most part. So if you have a long commute, don’t worry about attending. If you are near campus, come to lecture if you feel up to it. LOOK OVER THE …

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Class 6 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2019 – Chapter 4 of McGuire – Start Carbohydrates

Salad Friday – similar to last week:   Low Carbohydrate vs Low Fat for weight loss: This article can be read for free at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5839290/ The most interesting part of this study is shown in the next figure.  On both diets, people lost weight, people stayed at the same weight, and some people even gained …

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Class 5 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2019 – Chapter 3 of McGuire – First Half – Energy

Why is there a Photo of a fire on the screen? Warning:  First Exam is on Tuesday, February 19th   Today: First TopHat Quiz (On Energy) – Quiz 1 How I will Handle TopHat grades:    

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

  First – the Salad for Salad Friday – February 1, 2019; This salad was put together at the Harvest restaurant in the Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health      

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

  Photos of the Blackboard Presentation on 1-25-2019:

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