This course offers instruction in basic nutrition concepts, current nutritional controversies, and food selection for individual needs. Topics covered include carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, energy balance, vegetarian diets, product labels and additives, life cycle needs, and diets for athletes. Individual dietary habits will be closely examined through a self-evaluation of personal diet studies. This course provides important basic knowledge in making personal dietary decisions.
The course will focus on normal human nutrition and the role of nutrition in promoting and maintaining health. It will foster an appreciation for the scientific basis that provides the foundation for understanding of nutrition. The scientific principles of nutrition will be used to interpret special diet requirements.
This course emphasizes nutritional needs at all life stages and the part that social, economic, and other factors play in dietary habits throughout the life cycle and in some clinical settings.
Required Course Pack:
- Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $115
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Last updated 7/14/19