Nutrition and Wellness (Dietetics)

ACCESS Course Number: 
634
State Course Number: 
510018
Subject Area: 
Audience: 
09-12
Credits: 
0.5
Prerequisites: 
None
Testing Requirements: 
Term Exam
Materials: 
  • Course does not require textbook
Description: 

Nutrition and Wellness is a one-semester course which provides the students with good nutrition principles for human physical and mental wellness. Discussions include wellness and food choices in today’s world, digestion and major nutrients, body size and weight management, physical fitness, sports nutrition, stress and fitness, and life-span nutrition. The following content standards from the Dietetics course are taught first during the half-credit course: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 16, and 19.