NUTR 1100: Introduction to Nutrition

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

An introduction to the concepts of and some current topics in human nutrition. Students study the principles of normal nutrition and the role of adequate nutrition in maintaining good health. Topics include vitamins, minerals, fluids, nutritional assessment, food and drug interactions, and specific nutrition concerns during the different life cycle stages. The advanced topics of sport nutrition and nutrition in health and disease are introduced. Students develop the ability to discriminate between reliable and unreliable nutrition information.

This course is intended for students who want a general introduction to nutrition. It is not intended for students in the Diploma in Nutrition and Food Service Management. Students looking for a more comprehensive course in nutrition should register in NUTR 2112 and 2212.

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