7 Overview & Objectives


Nutritional Health covers eight topics:

  • Nutritional Guidelines; Carbohydrates, Fats and Proteins
  • Myths and Misconceptions regarding Nutrition
  • Ethnic Foods
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Body Composition and Metabolic Rate
  • Diet and Weight Control
  • Obesity
  • Eating Disorders


  • List the dietary guidelines for Americans
  • List the health risks of obesity
  • Describe eating disorders


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