NS 1150 - Nutrition, Health, and Society

(PBS-HE) (CU-SBY)     
Fall, Summer. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Enrollment preference given to: DNS majors and Human Ecology students.

R. Figueroa, Staff.

Introduction to Human Nutrition, Health, and Society provides fundamental knowledge for majors and non-majors in nutrition. The role of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention is introduced from biological, social, and structural perspectives.

Outcome 1: Identify the role of key nutrients, foods, and dietary patterns in health, disease prevention and therapeutic approaches.

Outcome 2: Describe complex systems of interactions of nutrition with genetic, behavioral, social, and structural factors.

Outcome 3: Explain the development and progression of nutrition guidance for individuals and populations.

Outcome 4: Demonstrate fundamental skills in the interpretation of the nutrition literature and explain differences in quality of evidence.

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