Author Archive: Joseph Dixon

Class 6 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – Feb 5th – Start Chapter 4 McGuire Text – Carbohydrates

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Class 5 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – Feb 2nd – Chapter 3 (2nd Half) of McGuire Text – Digestion; Start Chapter 4 – Carbohydrates

Question from a Student about Quizzes: Question:  Hi Professor Dixons, I hope you are doing well. I am emailing in regards to the lecture quizzes (specifically the DRI quiz). I was looking at the syllabus; and in regards to lecture quizzes it says 12/14 need to be completed; and if we forget about 1 or …

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Class 4 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – Jan 29th – Chapter 3 of McGuire Text – DSHEA and What is Energy?

In Class 4 we went over the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), which I call the elephant in the Room! Much of nutrition and health is influenced by this law that was passed by Congress in 1994. DSHEA extended the term dietary supplement from known vitamins and minerals to include any kind of …

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Class 3 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – Jan 26th – Chapter 2 of McGuire Text – The DRIs

In Class 3 we went over the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) presented in Chapter 2 of McGuire. They are the not the most exciting aspect of Nutrition, but in way they are a continuation of Foundation 1 of Nutrition – the discovery of the vitamins and nutrients. They represent over 100 years of work in …

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Class 2 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – January 22nd – Chapter 1 in McGuire; Results of Class Survey

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Class 1 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2021 – January 19th – Introduction to Class

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Class 28 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Dec 10th – Review Class for Final Exam

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Class 27 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Dec 8 – Chapter 14 Nutritional Requirements in pregnancy and Infants

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Class 26 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Dec 3 – The “Obesity Explosion” book; Lecture on Eating Disorders

I had this for dinner last night and for lunch today: Pasta e Fagioli The Obesity Explosion Book: What is the meteor that is targeting the earth?

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Class 25 – Nutrition and Health – Fall 2020 – Dec 1 – Going Over Diets, this Semester’s Diet Assignment, and Vitamin Supplements

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