Nutrition: Proteins & Fats, from the Everyday Wellbeing Series

Nutrition: Proteins & Fats, from the Everyday Wellbeing Series

Recognize healthy sources of protein and fat.

Updated May 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Identify healthy sources of protein and fat 
  • Understand common misconceptions in dietary guidelines
  • Recognize healthy fats as an essential part of your diet 
  • Create a balanced diet using the Food Target
Course Description

Proteins are the building blocks of the body, and fats are your body’s essential healing nutrients. You need healthy sources of both to maintain proper nutrition and have a balanced diet. This may sound simple, but it can be hard to achieve when there are so many different diet guidelines and trends. Let’s take a look at how proteins and fats actually impact your overall health and wellbeing, so you can start establishing healthy habits today. 
In this self-directed course, you’ll learn some of the basic science behind nutrition, as well as some of the ways you can have a balanced diet with proteins and fats, through concise content and beautiful illustrations. This course culminates in a 10-question final assessment.

Nutrition: Proteins & Fats is the third module in the Everyday Wellbeing series from Maestro, a 10-course curriculum that teaches you the well-rounded habits that make up a healthy lifestyle, including hydration, nutrition, exercise, and sleep. Everyday Wellbeing introduces the basic science of these wellness principles and provides clear strategies for how to integrate them into your life right now.

  1. Principles of Healthy Nutrition
  2. Nutrition: Hydration, Carbs & Fiber
  3. Nutrition: Proteins & Fats
  4. Nutrition: Planning & Selecting Healthy Foods
  5. Nutrition: Frequency, Quality & Quantity
  6. Movement & Exercise
  7. Sleep, Rest & Renewal
  8. Measuring Heart Health
  9. Lasting Lifestyle Changes
  10. Your Personalized Action Plan