(4 credit hours)
Fall/Winter/Spring | Prerequisites: Sophomore Standing
An examination of the role of nutrition in human health and disease. Human digestion and metabolism as well as macronutrients and micronutrients are discussed with the goal of enabling the student to become a more sophisticated consumer and to practice preventive medicine through appropriate nutrition and lifestyle choices. Students learn how to evaluate their nutritional intake and improve their nutritional status so as to improve the quality of their lives. Nutrition assesment and term paper required.