Author Archive: Joseph Dixon

Class 7 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2021 – September 23rd – McGuire Chapter 4 – Finish Carbohydrates – Discuss Milling of Grains

A famous Scientist who makes his own flour for baking bread at home: https://twitter.com/seamusblackley/status/1358638266329649153?=27

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Class 6 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2021 – September 21st – McGuire Chapter 4 – Start Carbohydrate

I like my First Brain Diagram Better: https://www.jci.org/articles/view/143768

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Class 5 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2021 – September 16th – McGuire Chapter 3 – Chemistry in Nutrition and Digestion – Where does Energy come from?

Why am I Showing a Photo of a Fire? A Letter from a Student:

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Class 4 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2021 – September 14th – McGuire Chapter 3 – Chemistry in Nutrition and Digestion

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Class 3 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2021 – September 9th – McGuire Chapter 2 – Nutrient Balance Studies and the DRIs

Twitter: In today’s Nutrition & Health class (9-9-21) we discuss the 1st Foundation of Nutrition: Nutrient Balance Studies – Example: Vitamin C; McGuire Chapter 2 Slides – Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) – Where do they come from? How are ULs determined? – usually from some mistake! Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are the not the most …

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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 …

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Class 1 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2021 – September 2nd – Introduction to Class

Question from a Student: Dear Professor, How does a student do well in your class? ANSWER: Hi __________, Thank you so much for your email.  To do well in the class you need to do what you do for almost all of your classes: attend lectures (either live or the video), read the textbook and …

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Class 28 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – April 30th – Last Class, Review for Final Exam.

Parting Words of Wisdom:

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Class 27 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – April 27th – Infant Nutrition, Pregnancy, and different milks; Lecture by Marijke Rittmann, MS, RD

Responses of 160 students to the End of the Semester Poll:

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Class 26 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – April 23th – Vitamin Supplements; Eating Disorders including Dieting

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