NTR 325 : Nutrition and Health
The course will introduce the student to nutrition science and public health issues related to nutrition. The fundamentals of carbohydrates,protein, lipids, vitamins, minerals and metabolism will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on diet planning and analysis, energy balance and the role of diet and physical activity in a healthy lifestyle and disease prevention. Highlights of current topics in nutrition, such as eating disorders, vegetarian lifestyles and fad diets will also be addressed.
Prerequisites: 1 college level chemistry course.