NUT 302

Advanced Nutrition Principles II Online



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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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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  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Last updated 7/14/19

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Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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