Nutrition - Biology 50
Columbia College - Fall - 2010
Course Section Information

MW - 1067

  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.
  • Sequoia 7 (Sometimes 8)
  • TTh - 1146 TT

  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.
  • Sequoia 7 (Sometimes 8)
  • Online - 1590

  • This section is Fully Online
  • Access via Blackboard
  • Course Description -
    Introductory study of energy and nutrient requirements of the body in relation to growth, maintenance, and reproductions; factors influencing normal metabolism, construction of the adequate diet.
    Emphasis is place upon the chemical aspects of nutrition
    (UC/CSU) (MJC FDNTR 219)
    3 units, Transferrable Credits

    NOTE - Grounded (Face to Face) Course Web Enhanced

    WebCT Logo The Face to Face (F2F) sections of Biology 50 are considered to be a Web-enhanced course.

    Blackboard is used for certain portions of this course, including exams & activities.

    Nutrition Course Title Image

    Text Book: Understanding Nutrition, 12th ed. With Diet Analysis
    Authors: Eleanor Noss Whitney, 
    Sharon Rady Rolfes
    ISBN-10: 0538734655
    ISBN-13: 9780538734653

    Online need to purchase textbook *and* the Diet Analysis program.
    F2F Students please attend class before purchasing text.

    Check the Course Blogs:
    Current Blog (started Summer '10): Nutrition & Wellness Course Blog for updates and information on Bio 50.
    Old Blog:Nutrition & Wellness Biology 50 - edublog for basic general info on Bio 50.

    USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans
    The 2005 Dietary Guidelines remain the current guidance until the 2010 Dietary Guidelines are published.

    Food Pyramid Image
    Food Pyramid - My Pyramid

    Photo of Dr. Dyer

    Instructor: Kirsti A. Dyer, MD, MS

    Instructor's Page: Kirsti A. Dyer

    Contact: Catch me before or after class. Email is best.
    (replace -at- with @)

    Second Generation Faculty Member
    Daughter of Richard Dyer
    Faculti Emeriti 1969-1991
    Founder of the Columbia College
    Oral History program

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    Columbia College Oral History Archive
    Listen to Interviews of Mother Lode residents Online at the Columbia College Oral History Series.