HMGT 2460 - Introduction to Nutrition Science

3 hours (3;2)

Introduction to the relationship between nourishment, lifestyle choices and long-term health. Topics include classes, sources and functions of nutrients and their digestion, absorption and metabolism. Investigation of eating patterns using database technology demonstrates the relationship between food consumption and nutrition adequacy. The economic, cultural and psychological implications of food choices and eating behaviors are studied.

Prerequisite(s): None.

Core Category: Life and Physical Sciences

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