Course Description

Course Description

ALLH 220 C02W - Fundamentals of Nutrition  -  (3)  

        Rita  Ruhter   /  1/20/2015 - 5/14/2015

This course is designed to provide a broad understanding of the basic principles of nutrition and some of the issues and controversies surrounding this body of knowledge. It also contains information necessary to evaluate the many claims about nutrition that appear in print and the media. It will identify the essential nutrients, recommended daily allowances, and dietary guidelines as well as describe the role of the health practitioner in promoting optimal nutrition and preventing or alleviating problems related to nutrition throughout the life cycle.