Women’s health and nutrition needs from pregnancy to old age are covered in this series of courses. Part 1 covers nutritional needs of pregnancy: calories, protein, vitamins and minerals and weight gain. How to deal with special issues of pregnancy, such as nausea and vomiting, PICA, inappropriate weight gain, preeclampsia, exercising and more are also covered. Part 2 deals with the nutritional issues of middle age: immune function, heart disease, weight control, osteoporosis, antioxidants and phytochemicals, and eating to maintain health. Part 3 is looks at menopause and beyond, covering the later years and the aging process. Issues surrounding menopause, arthritis, cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, sarcopenia, cachexia and wasting are discussed, as is maintaining quality of life.