2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

EXW 130J - Weight Loss and Health with Whole Food

Description: Weight loss and health benefits through lifestyle improvements in plant based nutrition with the study of food addiction and recovery.

Credits: 2
Lecture: 2
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Basic nutrition of functional foods
  2. Principles and components of exercise for weight loss
  3. Lifestyle choices that affect weight loss
  4. Menu planning and food preparation techniques
  5. Food addiction theories and recovery strategies

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify food choices resulting in weight loss and improved health. (1)
  2. Identify exercise components for weight loss. (2)
  3. Plan menus for nutritional and health benefits. (1,4)
  4. Select and modify recipes for weight loss and health benefits. (1,3,4)
  5. Identify food choices that may result in food addiction and apply techniques for recovery. (5)