Nutrition 110. Principles of Nutrition.

Principles of Nutrition explores how nutrients in food relate to human health and disease prevention. Topics discussed include current US dietary guidelines and recommendations, digestion and metabolism of major nutrients, nutrition at various stages of the life cycle (maternal, infant, childhood, adolescent, adulthood, later maturity), the relationship of socioeconomic status, culture, and religious practices to food choices, physical activity and nutrition, and the relationship of diet to health and disease. This course is especially beneficial for those who will be entering health-care or food related professions.

Course Information
  • Credit:3
  • Term:Spring
Instructors
Suzanne Nelson
Department
Pre-Med