One Trimester 1/2 credit Grades 10,11, 12 Course fee: $15.00
This course will analyze nutrition and wellness practices than enhance individual and family well-being. The purpose of this course is for students to recognize and understand how diet influences overall wellness. The relationship between nutrition , heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and some forms of cancer will be examined. Students will learn how nutrition plays a strong role in life expectancy and quality and how nutritional needs change at various stages of our life.