Nutrition and Dietary Supplements - NUT 401

Nutrition and Dietary Supplements
Instructor
Department
Nutrition
Credits
3
Course Number
NUT 401

 

This course reviews evidence-based information to support the clinical use of over 50 different natural herbs, supplements, and nutrients. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to understand and discuss the available nutrition and dietary supplement support in over 30 different common health conditions.

 

Learning Outcomes

Determine when to choose food or supplements
Understand and develop therapeutic protocols that can be used to manage or support other treatment regimes in promoting health
Review and discuss information on mechanism of action, indication, doses, interactions, and side effects ensure safe, effective use of common dietary supplements, such as: bilberry, calcium, echinacea, fish oils, ginkgo, iron, licorice, magnesium, phytoestrogens, quercetin, selenium, turmeric, B vitamins, witch hazel and zinc.
Understand and discuss the available nutrition and dietary supplement support in a number of common conditions such as: acne, breast disease, carpel tunnel syndrome, diabetes mellitus, fibromyalgia, hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome, menopause, osteoporosis, peptic ulcer, rheumatoid arthritis and venous disorders.

 

Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

 

Required Textbooks:

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Total Course Price:

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Last updated 7/14/19

Additional Prerequisites

None – Prior or concurrent nutrition training is recommended

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