Lifetime Nutrition & Wellness


The Lifetime Nutrition & Wellness course is a laboratory course that allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services and health sciences.

ico_teksmet.svg Percentage of TEKS Met 100%
ico_totallessons.svg Total Lessons 50
ico_gradelevel.svg Grade Level 9-12
ico_projact.svg Projects & Activities 370
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Dr. Kathy Chauncey, Ph.D., R.D.
Associate Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lona Sandon
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Nutrition, Southwestern Medical Center

Mimi Zumwalt
Director of Sports Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Mark Feist, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Covenant Medical Center

SAMPLE LESSON | Nutrition Through the Life Cycle

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Introduction to Nutrients & Nutritional Labeling       
  • A Scientific Look at Nutrition    
  • A Closer Look at Nutrition: Carbohydrates     
  • A Closer Look at Nutrition: Fats & Lipids         
  • A Closer Look at Nutrition: Proteins & Amino Acids   
  • A Closer Look at Nutrition: Vitamins, Minerals & Water        
  • Nutrition Through the Life Cycle         
  • MyPlate: The New Food Guide 
  • Diets: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly  
  • Hot Topics - Fast & Convenience Foods           
  • Factors in Food Choices 
  • Groceries 101     
  • Impact of Nutrition on Health & Wellness      
  • Healthy Snacking for All Ages   
  • The Human Body: Digestive System    
  • A Closer Look at Nutrition: Metabolism & Energy      
  • Health & Information: Media, Technology & You
  • Nutrition & Wellness Diseases: Eating Disorders       
  • Nutrition & Wellness Diseases: Diabetes         
  • Nutrition & Wellness Diseases: Obesity           
  • Nutrition & Wellness Diseases: Food Allergies & Intolerances          
  • Hot Topics - Allergies     
  • Nutrition & Food Service           
  • Farm to Plate      
  • Food Industry Safety     
  • Principles of HACCP: Introduction       
  • Principles of HACCP: Identifying Hazards in Food Processing          
  • It’s Alive!: Foodborne Illnesses 
  • Sanitation & Safety Procedures in Food Production  
  • Introduction to Culinary Techniques & Methods       
  • Kitchen Equipment       
  • Food Math & Measurements    
  • Careers in the Culinary Industry
  • The Science in Food Handling & Storage         
  • Emily Post, Who?
  • Eating with Emily Post  
  • Business Ethics   
  • Ethics in Business          
  • Exploring Careers: Human Services    
  • Diagnostic Services        
  • A Job Defined: Dietitian 
  • Plan for Life        
  • Management of Energy, Money & Tasks         
  • Skills for Real World Survival   
  • Decision Making 
  • Employability Skills
  • Graduate Tips & Advice: Importance of Work Ethic  
  • Teamwork & Collaboration       
  • Introduction to Professional Communication 
  • Presentation Strategies & Tactics