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Sophia's Introduction to Nutrition course focuses on the science behind nutrition and disease management through the life stages. Sophia's self paced, online courses are available anytime, anywhere, and most can be accessed from any device.

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This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 17 Challenges (formative assessments), and 4 Milestones (summative assessments), with an overall score of 70% or better.

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Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:</p> <ul><li>Identify nutrients, dietary guidelines, and the benefits of eating healthy foods.</li><li>Recognize how fitness, supplements, and food choices affect an individual's health.</li><li>Identify macro and micronutrients by their structure and food sources.</li><li>Classify nutritional variations and needs during specific stages of the human life cycle.</li></ul>
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