Intro to Nutrition

  • 8 September 2020
  • 3 replies




We all eat! But we don’t always get our nutrition information from the place that makes the most sense. This is your complete guide to making sense of the basic nutrition in a world of information overload. This supplemental program will introduce basic concepts of nutrition and what growing bodies need to eat (calories), begin to understand the macronutrients (carbohydrates, protein, and fat), and finally connect all the pieces to our everyday lives. This program combines videos and written lessons to help students and athletes better understand concepts of nutrition and how they can apply them to their day to day lives.


E-Book versions available for download:

Intro to Nutrition E-Book



  • 4 Parts | 13 Chapters (22 Total Lessons) 
    • Macronutrient Lessons 
    • Micronutrient Lessons 
    • Types & Timing Of Meals Lessons 
    • Hydration Lessons 
  • Each Lesson takes 30 minutes

Lesson Format

Each lesson contains a 5-10 minute video that is paired with a 500-1500 word count written lesson. Students should expect to dedicate roughly 30 minutes per lesson.



Grades 7 – 12 — This program is appropriate for Everyone! Any student looking to expand upon their knowledge of overall health and wellness. An excellent introduction to nutrition that will compliment any training program.



No formal requisites; open to all students!



Students must have internet access to view assignment content via PLT4M account.

Chapters can be assigned and accessed digitally via PLT4M, or can be distributed using the full PDF e-Book.



Supplemental questions at the end of each chapter can be used to demonstrate knowledge of concepts.

Download Answer Key Here.

3 replies

I love the approach and manner in which this is presented and taught. It is the best tool I’ve seen for introducing nutrition to our students. 

Hello! Has been such a great resource the past couple years. I just noticed that on the chapter 13 question pages, in the heading it says dinner (from Chap. 12) and not Hydration. Small thing, but figured I would let you know!

Also, the questions for 13.1 and 13.2 are the same.