1. The Science of Nutrition. 2. Assessing Nutritional Status and Guidelines For Dietary Planning. 3. Nutritional Chemistry and Physiology. 4. Carbohydrates. Nutrition Matters: Impaired Glucose Regulation and Diabetes. 5. Protein. Nutrition Matters: Food Safety and Foodborne Illness. 6. Lipids. Nutrition Matters: Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease. 7. Energy Metabolism. Nutrition Matters: Alcohol and Health. 8. Energy Balance and Body Weight Regulation. Nutrition Matters: Disordered Eating And Eating Disorders. 9. Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Athletic Performance. 10. Fat-Soluble Vitamins. Nutrition Matters: Nutrition and Cancer. 11. Water-Soluble Vitamins. 12. The Major Minerals and Water. Nutrition Matters: Nutrition and Bone Health. 13. The Trace Minerals. 14. Life Cycle Nutrition. Nutrition Matters: Food Insecurity, Hunger and Malnutrition. A. Aids to Calculation B. Nutrition-Related Biochemistry C. Estimated Energy Requirement (EER) Calculations and Physical Activity (PA) Values. D. Summary of the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans. E. The Exchange System. F. Answers to Review Questions and Practice Calculations.