Foods and Nutrition I
This course focuses on a study of nutritional needs throughout the life cycle with an emphasis on the needs of adolescents. Material is presented with a comprehensive approach of academic exploration and practical application that includes diet self-analysis, healthy food preparation techniques, and better food choices. Students prepare a wide range of foods using a variety of food preparation techniques, tools, and equipment. This course prepares students for life after high school and is necessary for taking Foods and Nutrition 2 and 3. Intro to Family Consumer Sciences is recommended as a background to this course.