An introduction to human nutrition with emphasis on metabolism, health, and the science of nutrition in the context of human form and function. Current issues in food safety and fad diets will be considered.
NUTR 115 3 credits Nutrition for Health Professionals
Introduction to the fundamental concepts of human nutrition. Exploration of the role of nutrition in achieving and maintaining optimal health and disease prevention, as well as identifying the nutritional implications of various acute and chronic medical conditions. Prerequisites: NURS 101 required as a co-requisite or instructor’s signature.
NUTR 116 2 credits Applications of Nutrition in Healthcare
Overview of the theory underlying the clinical application of nutrition science. Prerequisites: previous completion or concurrent enrollment in NUTR 115 or instructor’s signature.
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