Human Nutrition   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

NUTR 100 - Human Nutrition

3 Unit(s)
This nutrition science course is designed to introduce the major scientific principles of nutrition across a human lifespan (from pregnancy to birth, through childhood, adolescence, adulthood and senior age). This course introduces current scientific thoughts and findings in the field of nutrition including dietary practices to prevent or treat certain disease conditions and the use of supplements. Students will evaluate dietary intake and understand how nutrition is related to larger issues regarding hunger, the global environment, and consumer concerns.