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Class 28 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – May 1st – Last Class of the Semester – Go Over the Review Sheet for the Final Exam

Update on the Class and Comments on April 30th 2020:   I hope you got to see Marijke’s class on Tuesday. It was fabulous! She has such amazing experience – having been involved in International organizations and having lived in many countries! Yay Marijke! Thank you so much for being a great TA! Again, I …

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Class 27 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – April 28th – Chapter 14 – Life Cycle Nutrition – Women & Nutrition by Marijke Rittmann, RD

Announcements on April 28th, 11 am:   Please watch this very important lecture today, April 28th, by Marijke Rittmann, RD. Marijke is a very good lecturer and really knows her material. This is the last Lecture for the course. Friday’s class (May 1) will be a Review session concerning the Review Sheet. You can also …

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Saturday Blog during the Pandemic – April 25th – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020

Diet Assignment Grades were uploaded to Sakai this Morning! On the whole the diet reports were the best ever!  Most students received a grade of 60/60.  Marijke or I read every single one.  If you received a bad grade, it was most likely due to the fact that you did not upload one of the …

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Class 26 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – April 24th – The Diet Assignment and Eating Disorders

What is left for the class?  Marijke and I are very busy grading and discussing the assignments.  On the whole they are excellent!  For most of the students in class – you are able to keep up – so I want you to finish the regular curriculum for the class now: I want you to …

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Monday Blog during the Pandemic – April 20th – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020

Lectures Coming Up:

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Class 24 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – April 17th – Chapter 13 – Trace Minerals

There is a Live On-line Lecture during the official class time (12:35 pm) today. Please go to the Sakai Meetings Tool and you can join the meeting and see the lecture.  The lecture will also be recorded!   After Trace Minerals today we have finished the curriculum for the course.  For the 4 classes that …

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Where We Are – April 14th – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020

Where are we in the Course?  Actually, we are very close to the end!  See the Synopsis: We just finished Major Minerals today, and on Friday I will go over the Trace Minerals! Here is an important Update on potassium. I said in class that potassium is extremely important for counter acting sodium.  This is …

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Class 23 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – April 14th – Chapter 12 – Major Minerals

There is a Live On-line Lecture during the official class time (12:35 pm) today. Please go to the Sakai Meetings Tool and you can join the meeting and see the lecture.  The lecture will also be recorded!   I am extending the due date for the Exercise Assignment to Friday, April 17th,  at 5 pm. …

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Class 23 – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020 – April 14th – Chapter 12 – Major Minerals

On Tuesday during the regular class time, there will be a live lecture on the Major Minerals.  Go to the Sakai Meetings Tool.  Please read the chapter!   I added the last Assignments for the Course on Sakai (Go to Resources – Folders M and N): These assignments are easy and can be done pretty …

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Questions about the Exercise Assignment – April 12th Blog – Nutrition and Health – Spring 2020

Comments about the Exercise Assignment – The Exercise Assignment is for the purpose of getting you to think about your Total Energy Expenditure (TEE) -that different things contribute to it. Also I want you to think about how much energy you expend when you do an exercise, and how many Calories are in certain snacks. …

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