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Basic Nutrition and Weight Control

In this module, a variety of topics that are considered the foundational components of basic nutrition are covered. You will learn the importance of energy balance and the basics of the body’s metabolism, and how it directly relates to you. An introduction to the macronutrients, practical and useful weight loss strategies, as well as portion control are discussed. A variety of resources, such as www.choosemyplate.gov and the useful information they provide are also introduced in this section.