This course will introduce students to the study of nutrition. It will incorporate fundamental scientific principles enabling students to develop their own nutritional lifestyle compatible with these principles. The course will provide an understanding of nutrients, their function in the body, deficiency diseases, body composition, nutrition and physical activity, nutrition through the life span, food faddism, consumer issues, and an evaluation of diets. The course will encourage the intelligent application of information so to enable the students to succeed in implementing good nutrition in their own lives. This course meets General Education Core Goal 2: Analytic Skills; Core Goal 5: Information Literacy; Core Goal 10: Exercise & Health Science; and Core Goal 12: Global Perspective.
Last Updated: 03/01/2016