HTH 120◊ Principles of Nutrition

3 credits

Introduction to the science of nutrition and its relationship to health and wellness. Concepts and functions of the basic nutrients, their digestion, absorption, and metabolism; supplements, fad diets, body composition, and blood glucose levels; nutritional influences based on culture, age, socioeconomic factors, and psychological issues; analysis and application of nutritional concepts to promote human development, health, growth, and disease prevention.

Lecture: 3 hours