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Course Outline

Student Guide

  • Presentation and Objectives
Chapter 1

Introduction to Nutrition and Energetics

  • Introduction

Energy Exchange

  • The Biosystem
  • The Different Types of Energy Exchange
  • The Concept of Enthalpy (H)

Applications

  • Energy Produced
  • Yield

Cellular Mechanisms

  • Chemical Synthesis

Energy Expenditures

  • Law of Surface Area
  • Basal Metabolism

Nutritional Balance and Intermediary Metabolism

  • Metabolic Intermediaries
  • Metabolic Pathways

Importance of Carbohydrates and Energy Metabolism

  • Energy: Carbohydrates and ATP
  • ATP: An Essential Molecule
  • Glycogen and Carbohydrates

Energy Production and Fat

  • Energy Production in the Case of Physical Activity

Amino Acids in Energy Metabolism

The Hierarchy of Metabolic Pathways

  • Energy Storage
  • Carbohydrate Homeostasis
  • Muscle Mass Maintenance
  • Maintaining Glycemia in a State of Fasting
  • Revision
  • Activity 1
Chapter 2

Study of Daily Calorie Intake

Official Nutrient Intakes

  • The Different DRI
  • Caloric Needs

Calculating Daily Energy Balance

  • Different Needs According to Age and Physical Activity
  • A Food Diary that Lists Servings Eaten and Energy Expenditures
  • Lean Mass and Physical Activity Level
  • Intake Table
  • Usefulness of this Table
  • Using the Table
  • Establishing ICI
  • Revision
  • Activity 2
Chapter 3

Nutrition and Particular Cases

Growing Children

  • General Information

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

  • General Information
  • Physical Activity During Pregnancy

Diet After the Age of 60

  • General Information
  • Diet
  • Revision
  • Activity 3
Chapter 4

Assessment of Nutritional Status

  • Why Assess Nutritional Status?
  • Weight

Body Composition

  • Lean Mass (LM)
  • Fat Mass (FM)

Obesity

  • Classification Based on Fat Distribution
  • A Few Epidemiological Facts
  • The Physiopathology of Obesity
  • Diet in the Obese Individual
  • Energy Expenditures in Obese Individuals
  • Heredity and Genetics
  • The Basic Rules for Treating Obese Individuals

Weight Loss and Malnutrition

  • Malnutrition/Health Problems: A Vicious Circle
  • Particular Case: Constitutional Thinness
  • Revision
  • Activity 4
Chapter 5

Psychological and Emotional Aspects of Eating Disorders

  • Food and Psycho-affective Aspects

Eating Disorders

  • Hyperphagia
  • Hypophagia
  • Anorexia and Bulimia
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Complications
  • Treatment and Prognosis
  • Bulimia (bulimia nervosa)
  • Complications
  • Treatment and Prognosis
  • Revision
  • Activity 5
  • Bibliography

Answers

  • Activity 1
  • Activity 2
  • Activity 3
  • Activity 4
  • Activity 5

Appendix

  • Body Fat Percentage Correspondence Table

Exam

  • Evaluation Questionnaire 244
  • Answer Grid for Course 244
  • Validation Form Course 244

Index