College of DuPage



PE 1554 Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating Online

You will learn about

  • High protein diets
  • Healthy fats
  • Reducing your risks for disease
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Food Labels
  • How to lose weight

Physical Education 1554: Healthy Eating
Basic and practical nutrition that addresses misconceptions about the nature of food and nutrition in terms of overall wellness. Designed to provide personal appreciation, understanding and awareness of good nutrition and healthy eating.
Prerequisite: None. (1 credit hour)

This is not a self-paced course.
Assignments will be due weekly. All work is done online.

Main topics of class include:

  • Why Eat Healthy
  • Digestion
  • 6 Essential Nutrients
  • Are High Protein Diets Safe
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fats- Good and Bad
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Food Labels
  • Weight Management

Who should take this course?

  • Anyone needing Health or PE credit
  • Anyone with an interest in improving their health