This course continues from NUT 301, presenting principles of nutrition through the study of human metabolism and nutrients essential to human life. Emphasis will be on understanding therapeutic nutrition recommendations for health through the life cycles and for physical performance. The course will include practical experiences in assisting individuals in diet modification, community service related to food production/consumption, and research of specific diet recommendations.
Differentiate the Vitamins, Minerals and Trace Minerals and extrapolate their importance in healthy
Summarize and be able to apply the principles of Nutrition for sports performance
Categorize eating disorders and differentiate their treatments
Evaluate diets for specific disease conditions
Review life cycle nutrition and be able to adapt it for pregnancy, infancy, childhood and adulthood.
Analyze nutrient-drug interactions and other nutrition related concerns
Recognize and be able to apply safe food practices
Discover and be able to discuss the causes of malnutrition in the United States and abroad.
Demonstrate and understanding of metabolism and predict how it influences energy balance, body composition and weight management
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Last updated 7/14/19
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.