Health, Medical, and Social Work
84 Nutrition and Dietetics
Nutrition 101 (CC BY)
An introductory nutrition course for fresh/sophomore undergraduate level. It assumes some basic science knowledge and it should be sufficient for most graduate or professional programs including nursing programs. Instructors are free to use all or any portion of the course and its resources.
Food Product Development Lab Manual (CC BY-NC-SA)
A practical how-to illustrating the process of developing a new food product from ideation and formulation to processing and lastly commercialization. This book highlights the overall process and gives instructions for each of the steps along the way.
The High Protein Cookbook for Muscle Health During Cancer Treatment (CC BY)
Over the past 10-15 years, research has found that cancer-induced weight loss affects 30-80% of patients and is associated with poorer tolerance to chemotherapy, impaired quality of life, more frequent hospital admissions, and reduced survival. This cookbook, from Open Education Alberta, provides recipes meals, including those from animal- and plant-based protein sources, for patients undergoing cancer treatment.
Human Nutrition in a Canadian Context (CC BY)
This textbook serves as an introduction to nutrition for undergraduate students. It covers basic concepts in human nutrition, key information about essential nutrients and how the scientific method should be used to make nutrition-related decisions.
The source code and foods database for SuperTracker, which was an online tool offered by USDA (2011-2018) that helped users track diet, physical activity and weight. SuperTracker provided a personalized plan based on the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans for what they should eat and drink and guided users to making better choices.
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