NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition

Course Name:  NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition

Description:  The Science of Human Nutrition class will cover basic concepts and principles in the science of human nutrition, energy balance, weight control, individual nutrient needs, diet selection, nutrition related metabolism and physiological functions, nutritional diseases and how to prevent these diseases, and current nutrition related controversies.  In addition to the biological and physiological components of nutrition, the class will also cover behavioral and cultural nutrition:  How do food choices, food availability, and food perceptions vary across cultures and countries.

Credit Hours:  3

Prerequisites:  None.