Course Overview

  • 1

    Introduction

  • 2

    Chapter 1 - Scope of Practice

    • Scope of Practice and Professional Referrals
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 1 Assignment
  • 3

    Chapter 2 - The Digestive System

    • Lesson 1: Introduction, the GI Tract, the Mouth, the Esophagus, and the Stomach
    • Lesson 2: The Duodenum, Pancreas, Liver, Gallbladder, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, and Anus
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 2 Assignment
    • Chapter 2 Quiz
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Digestion & Absorption - Part 1
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Digestion & Absorption - Part 2
    • Bonus College Clas
  • 4

    Chapter 3 - Metabolism

    • Lesson 1: Nutrients, ATP, Mitochondria, Energy from Carbohydrates
    • Lesson 2: Carbohydrate Loading, Energy from Fats, Ketosis, Energy from Protein, Weight Loss
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 3 Assignment
    • Chapter 3 Quiz
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Metabolism
  • 5

    Chapter 4 - Carbohydrates

    • Lesson 1: Chemical Basis of Carbohydrates, Carbohydrate Digestion
    • Lesson 2: Carbohydrate Metabolism and the Energy Control Loop
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 4 Assignment
    • Chapter 4 Quiz
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Carbohydrates
  • 6

    Chapter 5 - Lipids

    • Lesson 1: Properties of Lipids, Major Types of Lipids
    • Lesson 2: Digestion, Transport, and Metabolism
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 5 Assignment
    • Chapter 5 Quiz
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Lipids - Part 1
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Lipids - Part 2
  • 7

    Chapter 6 - Protein

    • Lesson 1: Role, Structure, Amino Acids, Functions
    • Lesson 2: Digestion, Synthesis, Supplementation
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 6 Assignment
    • Chapter 6 Quiz
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Protein
  • 8

    Chapter 7 - Micronutrients and Water

    • Lesson 1: Vitamins and Minerals
    • Lesson 2: Water
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 7 Assignment
    • Chapter 7 Quiz
  • 9

    Chapter 8 - Nutrition Assessment

    • Lesson 1: Client Histories, Diet Histories, Biochemical Assessment
    • Lesson 2: Anthropometry, BMI, Percent Body Fat, Estimated Energy Expenditure
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 8 Assignment
    • Chapter 8 Quiz
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Nutrition Guidelines and Assessment - Part 1
    • Bonus College Classroom Lecture: Nutrition Guidelines and Assessment - Part 2
  • 10

    Chapter 9 - Nutrition Coaching

    • Lesson 1: Client-Centered Care, Interacting with Clients
    • Lesson 2: Stages of Change, Setting Goals
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 9 Assignment
    • Chapter 9 Quiz
  • 11

    Chapter 10 - Exercise and Sports Nutrition

    • Lesson 1: Fitness Measurement and Energy Use
    • Lesson 2: Macronutrient Dosing, Hydration and Minerals
    • Chapter Text
    • Chapter 10 Assignment
    • Chapter 10 Quiz
  • 12

    Certified Nutrition Specialist Certification Exam

    • CNS Certification Exam

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