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FON100 - Introductory Nutrition

Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.

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FON241 - Principles of Human Nutrition

Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes micro and macro nutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.

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FON241LL - Principles of Human Nutrition Laboratory

Self-evaluative laboratory experience to complement FON241, Principles of Human Nutrition using anthropometric, biochemical, and dietary analysis. Includes the use of qualitative and quantitative methodology to determine nutritional status and evaluate methodological applications.