Nutrition Education
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  Stanford University   Foothill College  

Program in Human Biology
Building 20, Stanford, CA 94305

2011 Fall Quarter Stanford (starts Sept. 26, 2011)
The Omnivore's Dilemma- Or Is It?
Human Biology 82Q
MW 4:15 - 5:45 pm in 60-118

The omnivore’s dilemma- making the right food choices from the vast number possible. The health implications of our food choices. Why we make these choices- the positive and negative influences of the food industry, research in nutritional science, and public health policies and the resulting confusion about what we should eat. Discussion-based class with readings including “In Defense of Food” by M. Pollan and primary reference materials. Introduction to the scientific literature in human nutrition.

2012 Spring Quarter Stanford
Fat Nutrition and Current Health Concerns
Human Biology 124
Tues Thurs 12:15 - 2:05 pm

Separate the science from the spin -
Does eating fat cause obesity, heart disease & cancer?
What do we really know about low fat & high fat diets?
Good fats vs. bad fats

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Biological & Health Sciences Division
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Register at (650) 917-0509 or

Human Nutrition (Biology 45)
Recommended nutrient intakes, the effects of nutritional deficiencies and excesses, and the role of diet in the development of chronic disease. (Chemistry & biology prerequisites)

2011 Summer Quarter Foothill College
Biology 45 - Human Nutrition
Tues Wed Thurs 5:30 pm - 7:20 pm, room 8403
Spring Class

Foothill is a community college open to the public.

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