Discover the science of nutrition and learn to live a healthier lifestyle. This course teaches students to incorporate fundamental scientific nutrition concepts, enabling them to make sound decisions to improve health and wellness and support disease prevention. Students utilize a variety of tools, guidelines, and techniques, empowering them to make intelligent applications of sound nutrition principles.
NUTR 106 - Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyle
NUTR 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.