Author Archive: Joseph Dixon

Class 2 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2019 – Chapter 1 of McGuire and Beerman

Note about Order of Topics: I follow the book very closely throughout the semester. The first two chapters of the book are fairly light and concern general information about Nutrition and how the Dietary Standards (Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)) were created and why.  I add some information about the Foundations of Nutrition, which were developed …

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Class 1 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2019 – Welcome to Class

Welcome to the Class: I wanted to say I am looking forward to class tomorrow.  Every semester I try to do something different to make the class better.  This semester I added TopHat to the class so as to get immediate feedback and to better track attendance.  In order to makeup for some of the …

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Class 27 of Fall 2018 – Last Lecture for the Semester!!! Chapter 14 – Life Cycle Nutrition – Women & Nutrition Changes in Nutrient Requirements with Pregnancy Formulas vs Human milk –Which is Best? Marijke Rittman, RD

NEXT TIME:  LAST CLASS – REVIEW FOR FINAL!  

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Class 26 of Fall 2018 – Life Cycle Nutrition – Addictions and Eating Disorders

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Class 25 of Fall 2018 – Chapter 13 – Finish Trace Minerals – Start Life Cycle Nutrition

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Class 24 of Fall 2018 – Chapter 13 – Trace Minerals including Iron

High Iron Levels in the Body are Bad for YOU – High Iron Damages Pancreatic Beta Cells! High Iron Levels in the Body Causes Systemic Insulin Resistance. Very High Levels Can Cause Cirrhosis of the Liver!

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Class 23 of Fall 2018 – Vitamin D and Chapter 12 – Major Minerals including Calcium

Schedule for remaining classes: Here was the Data Collected for the Class in 2014: In the Figure, Percent of Target is usually Percent of the Appropriate DRI:

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Class 22 of Fall 2018 – Exam 3

Good Luck on the Exam and Have a Restful and Safe Thanksgiving!

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Class 21 of Fall 2018 – Chapter 11 – Fat Soluble Vitamins

Advice from Top Dermatologists Concerning  Aging Skin: Vitamin D is Important in Bone Formation, but does it do Other Things?

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Class 20 of Fall 2018 – Chapter 10 – Finish Water Soluble Vitamins

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