Examines the fundamental of nutrition and how it applies to personal health. Student will study the six major nutrients: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water as well as explore weight control, fiber, food supplements, and nutrition fads. In order to promote lifelong nutrition fitness students will design a personalized meal plan, learn how to navigate the food stores, and learn eating-out strategies. A thinking vs. taste bud philosophy will oversee the course! A dietary computer application is used throughout the semester to track personal dietary, energy and fitness data.