Introduction to the science of nutrition with an emphasis on the application of optimal nutrition for a healthy lifestyle. Presents basic nutrition principles for students to analyze and apply to their nutrition habits. The students will utilize a variety of tools and techniques, including computer applications, to evaluate their lifestyles.
DIET 106 - Nutrition for Healthy Life
DIET 111 - Introduction to Nutrition
Aspiring nurses and other healthcare professionals will obtain foundational knowledge in human nutrition science and evaluate lifestyle behaviors as determinants of health, wellness, and prevention of chronic disease. The course will provide evidence-based recommendations for nutrients and energy throughout the lifecycle. Learners will identify the consequences of inadequate and excess consumption of nutrients and will explore the influence that food behaviors, environment, culture and physical activity have on health and wellbeing.
Fulfills Interpretive Studies requirement