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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


 

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

 

 

Diabetes and dental health


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

 

Flour and leavening 

Pastry 

Reading assignment


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
 

 

Mini-Exam 1

 

 

Investigative Reports-

Group I

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

Week 4

To be announced

Class cancelled

 

 

Vitamins
Brown-Unit 20

 

 

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

Week 5

Water
Brown-Unit 25

Bottled water and fluoride


Mini-Exam 2

Phytochemicals in foods
Brown-Unit 21 

IR 2 rough outline due today

Bennion-21: 4,5
8,9

Week 6

Fruits and vegetables

Reading assignment

 

Yeast breads

 Reading assignment

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
 

International Menu Project

 

 

Mini-Exam 3

 

 


Investigative Reports-

Group II

 

 

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

Week 8


Eggs

Reading assignment

 


Minerals (major)
Brown-Unit 23

Minerals (trace)

 


Vegetarian diets and food allergies
Brown-Unit 16, 17

 

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

Week 9

 Meat 


Reading assignment

Meat ID slides

Typical daily menu due this week

 

Mini-Exam 4

Supplements 
Brown-Unit 24

 What FDA approves

IR 3 rough outline due today

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

Week 10

Spring break

Spring break 


Spring break 

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

Week 11

 Nutrition in pregnancy and lactation
Brown-Unit 29

 


Mini-Exam 5

Fat

Reading assignment

Group 3 Investigative Report materials are due today

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

Week 12

 Fats and Oils 

Emulsions

Reading assignment 

Energy balanceobesity and underweight

Reading assignment


 Investigative Reports-

Group III

 

 

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

Week 13

Solutions, sugars, and syrups

Sugar cookery

Reading assignment

 

Mini-Exam 6

 

Disordered eating
Reading assignment

IR 4 rough outline due today

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

Week 14

Nutrition and coronary heart disease

Reading assignment
 


 

 

 



Nutrition and cancer
Reading assignment


International Menu Project due today!

 



Beverages and frozen desserts 

 Reading assignment

Group 4 Investigative Report materials are due today

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Week 15

Investigative Reports-

Group IV

 

 

Mini-Exam 7


Nutrition, fitness, and performance
Reading assignment

 


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Week 16

 Gelatin
Bennion-Chap. 22

Food Safety

Reading assignment

 

Nutrition through the teen years

Reading assignment

 Bennion-3: 2,3,4,5,6,7

Week 17

FINALS WEEK

FINALS WEEK

FINALS WEEK

FINALS WEEK


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