This is the first course in the series for Nutrition & Fitness. Students must take this class and may choose either the Science of Nutrition & Health or Nutrition & Fitness for Lifelong Health to complete the series. In this course, students will learn about the role nutrition plays in overall health. Topics will cover basic nutritional needs, digestion, diet analysis, planning balanced meals, how to prepare nutritious foods through healthy cooking, safe and sanitary handling of food, nutrition careers, fitness baseline data, and how to plan and execute a fitness program. The focus is to help students learn how good nutrition and fitness affects health.
Course Credit: .5 Health/CTE