Nutrition (NUTR&)


NUTR& 101: Introduction to Human Nutrition

Credits 5

Basic principles of nutrition across the lifespan. Details the digestive process, the digestion and absorption of macro and micronutrients including vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. Examines the role of nutrition in the maintenance of optimal health and disease prevention. Includes analysis of personal dietary habits and the components of a healthful diet. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Natural Sciences, Elective)