Everything You Need To Know About Nutrition
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Everything You Need To Know About Nutrition

The Basics you want and need know to increase your Nutrition Toolbox
4.3 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
30 students enrolled
Created by Marilyn sandoval
Last updated 7/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create your own Health Plan
  • Inform Others on Nutritional Basics
  • Make Smart Decisions When Eating Out
  • Things you Need to Know to be Healthy
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  • Be Ready to Learn
  • Must have a computer to watch
  • Take notes any way you'd like

Course Description:

Learning about nutriention is much different when you can enjoy your food and be healthy at the same time. Food is fuel and what is put into the body ultimately impacts your complete health, and bad eating habits can quickly decrease our productivity levels. This course aims to overcome those bad habits by introducing a new way of thinking about food and providing tools to start your healthy journey. 

What am I going to get from this course:

In this course, you will be able to expand your knowledge on nutrition. You will be able to finally enjoy your food AND eat healthily. In this course, we will get your HEALTHY mindset set so you can properly plan and achieve goals. You will build a toolbox of nutrition knowledge and you can eat out guilt free without cutting out the gluten. The course covers macronutrients, micronutrients and more science based knowledge on the make up of food. 

What are the requirements:

A true willingness to become healthy

What is the Target Audience:

Interested healthy enthusiast 

People interested in improving their lifestyle

Contents and Overview

In a simple 2 hour course you will get 15 entertaining lectures to start your healthy journey. 

By the end of the course, you will be able to properly mindset, be literate in nutrition fundamentals and be able to analyze and understand the calculations of food energy. 

Topics Covered: 

  • Goal Setting and REACHING your goals
  • Micronutrients 
  • Macronutrients
  • Dairy 
  • Drinks 
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Preventative Diseases 
  • && MORE important information you need to know

Who is the target audience?
  • Nutrition Beginners
  • Healthy Enthusiast
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Curriculum For This Course
The Introduction
6 Lectures 28:12

Introducing the mindset you need before learning the facts about nutrition. Learning about metabolism

Preview 02:24

Changing any lifestyle requires a goal and that also requires goal setting skills. You need to go into your goal with an open mind and the mentality that life and eating healthy is always a work in progress. 

Preview 07:10

Macronutrients include fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Also discussed is alcohol and the impact that "liquid fat" has on your body. 

The Main Macronutrients

Micronutrients are the vitamins and minerals that are a part of a healthy diet. Supplements are not always needed but can give you an extra boost when used and taken properly.

The Micronutrients

Water is more than 50% of your body, regardless if you like water, it is needed for both the insides and outsides of your body. It allows for the systems of the human body to actually operate and function properly. 


Other details on nutrition that are not generally covered. Fibers and Starches and why you need to increase fiber and decrease starches. 

The Extras

Testing your knowledge on the Introduction section of the course

Quiz 1: Fundamentals
3 questions
Calculating Macros, Knowing When to eat and Why You're Eating Healthy
3 Lectures 11:38

The numbers matter, it's not about the numbers of calories rather the proportions of macronutrients that need to be taken into account. 

How to Calculate your Macros & Understanding the Numbers

When you eat is just as important as what you eat. Learn about some of the timing secrets that people may not know on when you need to eat food. 

Food Timing (When to eat)

Diseases are a huge part of life and they can be prevented depending on what you put into your body. Yes, we are talking about the food that you put into your body. Learn about some of the diseases that healthy eating can prevent.

Preventable Diseases

This is to test your understanding of the details covered in Section Two of this course. 

Section Two
2 questions
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3 Lectures 10:10

Dairy is the food produced from the milk of either an animal or another food source. Dairy is essentially a process of extracting different nutrients. Here are some types of dairy products. 


General knowledge on Food Allergies including learning about what an allergy is. 

Food Allergies

The other drinks besides water and what you should avoid. 

3 Lectures 06:07

Quick things to remember when your body is telling you that you're hungry, when you're traveling or what you can remember when you need nutrients. 

Hacks and Snacks

Using your toolbox to order foods when you go out to eat. Eating at home is not always the solution, you can still enjoy food and live healthily. 

Eating Out

A quick review of everything discussed throughout this course. 

Preview 02:04
About the Instructor
Marilyn sandoval
4.3 Average rating
9 Reviews
30 Students
1 Course
Lifestyle Coach/Fitness Specialist/Health Coach

Marilyn Sandoval is a University of Wisconsin- Madison Bachelors of Science Graduate specializing in health sciences with focus on additional courses related to nutrition and diet. Marilyn is currently a Fitness Specialist located in Chicago, IL also utilizing her time as an international entrepreneur and health coach. 

Marilyn has focused her passion on nutrition, physical, mental and emotional health. She strives to inspire, influence and positively impact lives each day.