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Department of Nutrition Science

Purdue University

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Tuesday 

Wednesday 

Thursday

Suggested Study Questions

Week 1

Introduction to the course

 

Introduction (cont.)
Bennion-Chaps. 6,7
Brown-Units 1, 6

 

Know your nutrition facts label

 

 Digestion and absorption
Brown-Unit 7

Read Brown, Unit 6, pages 12-21 and http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/

Publications/MyPlate/

GettingStartedWithMyPlate.pdf

 

Starches and cereals

Reading assignment

 


Bennion-6: 4,5,6
7: 1
13: 1,2,3,4,5
14: 1,2,3

Week 2

Carbohydrate nutrition
Brown-Unit 12 pp. 1-10

 Reading assignment

 

Diabetes and dental health

Brown-Unit 13, Unit 12 pp. 15-17

 

Flour and leavening
Reading assignment

Pastry
Bennion-Chaps. 15 and 19

IR 1 rough outline due today

Bennion-15: 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,
10,11,12,13
19: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

Week 3

Quick breads and cakes
Reading assignment

 

Group 1 Investigative Report materials are due today

 

Fiber and alcohol
Brown-Unit 12, pp. 10-14, Unit 14
 

 Reading assignment

 

 

Mini-Exam 1

Bennion-16: 1,2
17: 2,3,5,6,7,8
18: 1,2,3,4,5,9,10,11

Week 4

 Investigative Reports-Group I

Yeast breads
Reading assignment

 

 

 

Vitamins
Brown-Unit 20

Reading assignment 

 

Bennion-20: 4,5,6,14,18,20.22

Week 5

Fruits and vegetables
Reading assignment


Phytochemicals in foods
Brown-Unit 21

Reading assignment

Mini-Exam 2

IR 2 rough outline due today

Bennion-21: 4,5
8,9

Week 6

Water
Brown-Unit 25

Bottled water and fluoride

 

Protein introduction and milk
Reading assignment
 

 

Protein nutrition
Brown-Unit 15 

 

Group 2 Investigative Report materials are due today

Bennion-23: 2,3,4,
6,10,11,12,13

Week 7

Cheese
Bennion-Chap. 23

International Menu Project

 

 

 Investigative Reports-Group II

 

 

Mini-Exam 3

 

 

Bennion-23: 14,15,16,18
24: 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9
10,12,13

Week 8

OCTOBERBREAK

 

Eggs
Reading assignment


 

Vegetarian diets and food allergies
Brown-Unit 16, 17

 

Bennion-25: 1,2,3
4,5,6,7,8

Week 9

Minerals (major)
Brown-Unit 23

Minerals (trace)

Reading assignment 

Meat
Reading assignment

Meat ID slides 

IR 3 rough outline due today

 

Mini-Exam 4

Typical daily menu due this week

Bennion-26: 2,3,5
27: 1,3,4,7,8

Week 10

Supplements 
Brown-Unit 24

What FDA approves

Reading assignment

Gelatin
Bennion-Chap. 22

 

Group 3 Investigative Report materials are due today

Fat 


Reading assignment

Bennion-22: 5,6,7
8,9,10

Week 11

Fats and Oils 

Emulsions

Reading assignment

 

 

Investigative Reports-Group III

Mini-Exam 5

 

 

Bennion-10:1,2,3,5
6,8,10,12,14

Week 12

Energy balance and  Obesity


Reading assignment

 

 


 

 

 

 

Solutions, sugars, and syrups,

Sugar cookery

Reading assignment

 

Disordered eating 

Reading assignment

 

IR 4 rough outline due today 

Bennion-11: 1,2,6
7,8,9,10

Week 13


Nutrition and coronary heart disease 

Reading assignment 


 

 Nutrition and cancer 

Reading assignment

 International Menu Project due today!

Mini-Exam 6


Bennion-12: 2,3,4,5
6,7
28: 3,5,6

Week 14

 

Beverages and frozen desserts


Reading assignment

 Group 4 Investigative Report materials are due today

 



Thanksgiving vacation


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Week 15

 

Nutrition, fitness, and performance 

Reading assignment



Investigative Reports-Group IV


Mini-Exam 7

 


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Week 16

Nutrition in pregnancy and lactation
Brown-Unit 29

Nutrition through the teen years


Food Safety
Reading assignment
Brown-Unit 32

 

 Bennion-3: 2,3,4,5,6,7

Week 17

FINALS WEEK

FINALS WEEK

FINALS WEEK

FINALS WEEK
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