Food Science and Fitness

One Term              Grades  10, 11, 12                         Elective

How fit is your food knowledge? This is a fun nutrition course that combines information on the nutritional needs throughout the life cycle along with the need for activity in daily living to maintain a healthy lifestyle. If you enjoy learning about food science by experimenting in lab with fats, carbohydrates (sugars and starches), proteins, and exercise programs for a variety of needs, you will enjoy this class. Find out more about being a Food Scientist, Dietitian, Massage Therapist, along with other food, health, Did you know you could get paid to play with your food?  This is a fun nutrition and food science course combines information on food science, the nutritional needs throughout the lifecycle, and the need for daily activity to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  You will enjoy learning about food science by experimenting in lab with fats, carbohydrates (sugars and starches), proteins, study nutrient related health issues (Diabetes, Celiac Disease), latest diets, phood, probiotics, prebiotics, chemical compounds, molecular gastronomy, facts and fiction about information in the media, and exercise programs for a variety of needs. We cover information or have speakers on being a Food Scientist, Dietitian, Massage Therapist, and see what product development is all about.and wellness related careers.\