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Table of Contents
Unit 1 Food Is More than Something to Eat
Module 1.1 Why Learn about Nutrition?
Module 1.2 Nutrition Basics
Module 1.3 Key Nutrition Concepts
Unit 2 Nutrition Information: Fact or Fiction?
Module 2.1 Nutrition: Science for Consumers
Module 2.2 Spreading Nutrition Misinformation
Module 2.3 Becoming a More Critical Consumer of Nutrition Information
Module 2.4 Seeking Reliable Nutrition Information
Unit 3 Making More Nutritious Choices
Module 3.1 Requirements and Recommendations
Module 3.2 Planning Nutritious Meals and Snacks
Module 3.3 Making Sense of Nutrition Labels
Module 3.4 Should I Take Dietary Supplements?
Unit 4 How Food Becomes You
Module 4.1: From Cells to Systems
Module 4.2: Digestive System
Module 4.3: Common Digestive System Disorders
Module 4.4: Metabolism Basics
Unit 5 Carbohydrates: Fuel and Fiber
Module 5.1 Sugars, Sweeteners, Starches, and Fiber
Module 5.2 What Happens to the Carbohydrates You Eat?
Module 5.3 Carbohydrates and Health
Unit 6 Lipids: Focusing on Fats and Cholesterol
Module 6.1: What Are Lipids?
Module 6.2: What Happens to the Fat and Cholesterol You Eat?
Module 6.3: Cardiovascular Disease: Major Killer of Americans
Unit 7 Proteins: Life’s Building Blocks
Module 7.1 What Are Proteins?
Module 7.2 What Happens to the Protein You Eat?
Module 7.3 Proteins in Foods
Module 7.4 What’s Vegetarianism?
Module 7.5 Proteins and Health
Unit 8 Vitamins: Nutrients that Multitask
Module 8.1 Introducing Vitamins
Module 8.2 Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Module 8.3 Water-Soluble Vitamins
Module 8.4 Vitamins and Cancer
Unit 9 Key Minerals, Water, and the Nonnutrient Alcohol
Module 9.1: Minerals for Life
Module 9.2: Key Minerals and Your Health
Module 9.3: Water: Liquid of Life
Module 9.4: Alcohol: Drink to Your Health?
Unit 10 Nutrition for a Healthy Weight and Fit Body
Module 10.1 Overweight or Obese?
Module 10.2 Factors that Influence Your Body Weight
Module 10.3 Managing Your Weight Safely
Module 10.4 Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders
Module 10.5 Get Moving; Get Healthy!
Unit 11 Nutrition for Your Life, Environment, and World