NUTR 397 - Nutrition in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Credits: 3

This course focuses on understanding the role of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention. Students will have a better understanding of health and food consumption behaviors of the United States population by evaluating population-based studies. Students will locate, interpret and analyze National nutrition surveys and epidemiological studies to determine their use in health promotion. An enhanced understanding of the role of genetics on disease development will be provided. Current food consumption and lifestyle practices of people from diverse cultures and religions will be examined.

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Writing.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 201 , NUTR 376  and NUTR 396 .

Term(s) Offered: Spring

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