Nutrition

September 6, 2022

Semester 2 | 45 hours (3 hrs lecture)

In this course, students will learn the importance of proper nutrition for overall health and wellness.  Students acquired knowledge of basic nutrition theory will begin with studying the six classes of nutrients, which include carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, vitamins, and water.  The role of the fitness professional versus regulated health professional scope of practice for providing nutritional advice will be covered.  The details of the Canada’s food guide will be studied in depth.  Mindful eating, implications of alcohol, considerations for Indigenous Peoples, proper digestion and absorption, and food labelling will also be explored.

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