Course Description

Course Description

ALLH 220 C05W - Fundamentals of Nutrition  -  (3)  

        Sarah  Renaldi   /  8/21/2017 - 12/14/2017

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. By taking this course, students will gain the skills necessary to scientifically evaluate many of the claims about nutrition that appear in print and the media. Additionally, students will be able to identify the essential nutrients and dietary reference intakes, as well as practice food safety techniques; students will describe nutritional behaviors that promote optimal nutrition and disease prevention throughout the life cycle. The class meets for an equivalent of 4 contact hours per week with a minimum of 2 contact hours devoted to laboratory/investigative activities