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Course level: Undergraduate
This course introduces the basic concepts of human nutrition to highlight ways that students can integrate healthy nutrition into their lifestyles. Principles of digestion and absorption, the function of nutrients, lifecycle nutrition practices, disease prevention, diet modifications, and weight management are covered. Practical application of these principles to the students' lives is emphasized.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
- Relate the role of digestive organs and systems to human digestion.
- Assess the impact of macronutrients on organs of the digestive system.
- Assess the impact of micronutrients on organs of the digestive system.