Nutrition Information and Misinformation
Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).
(Note: The citations below are provided for your research convenience. You should always cross-reference the current APA guide for correct styling of citations and references in your academic work.)
- Sizer, F., & Whitney, E. N. (2020). Nutrition: Concepts and controversies (15th ed.). Cengage Learning.
- Chapter 1
- As part of your readings in this module, please also review the following:
- Do We Control Our Food Choices? (2:12)
Rutgers Today. (2015, February 27). Do we control our food choices? [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/GnVUI8SSM4g
Do We Control Our Food Choices? (Links to an external site.)
Supplemental Materials & Resources
- USDA Food Labeling (Links to an external site.)
FDA. (2021, June 9). Food labeling & nutrition. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. https://www.fda.gov/food/food-labeling-nutrition
- ChooseMyPlate Infographics (Links to an external site.)
USDA. (n.d.). Infographics. MyPlate | U.S. Department of Agriculture. https://www.choosemyplate.gov/infographics
Consumers obtain much of their nutrition information from the internet, television news, and magazine articles. What we eat every day is influenced by many factors.
After studying Module 1: Lecture Materials & Resources, answer the following:
- Discuss what influences what you eat every day and provide at least one example (ex: TV ads, busy life, culture, family, religion, etc.).
- Your initial post should be at least 150 words, formatted, and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.