What is one thing you are looking forward to learning in this course?
We'll learn about the importance of nutrition and physical activity in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We'll discuss the basics of nutrition and the benefits of incorporating exercise into your daily routine. We'll also explore how to make healthy food choices and create an individualized wellness plan.
Welcome to Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness!
Nutrition: The study of food and how it affects the body and mind. It involves understanding the components of food, how the body uses them, and the relationship between diet, health, and disease. Wellness: A state of physical, mental, and social wellbeing that incorporates healthy habits and lifestyles. Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness: A program designed to educate students on topics such as nutrition, physical activity, and mental health to promote lifelong healthy habits.
Texas has the highest number of high school students enrolled in Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness classes in the US. Texas is the only state in the US that requires high school students to take Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness classes for graduation. Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness classes in Texas are taught by Registered Dietitians, nutritionists and health educators.
Did you know?
Work together in pairs: What are three things you learned about the importance of nutrition and wellness today?
Brain break: Draw a dancing slice of pizza wearing sunglasses and a bowtie!
Is the course mentioned specific to a certain level of education?
- High School
- Elementary School