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The Science of Energy Balance

Posted on Oct 3, 2012 by STEPHEN PINTAURO Last updated on Jun 5, 2017
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This online course is designed as an introduction to the concepts related to energy utilization in nutritional science, and the application of these concepts to our daily lives. Students will learn the components of energy balance (intake and expenditure), the role of macronutrients and micronutrients, the use of nutrition labeling information related to energy balance, and how to apply all of this information to maintain a healthy body weight. Students will also calculate and analyze their personal energy intakes and expenditures over a three day period and create a personal action plan.

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Content Standards
Common Core State Standards
ISTE NETS·S Standards
Research and Information Fluency, Critical Thinking Problem Solving and Decision Making
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