Human nutrition is examined in the context of physical and emotional health across the lifespan. The cultural, economic and political context of nutrition in contemporary society is considered. Students develop a personal nutrition plan. Interventions designed to influence better eating habits in communities are examined.
- Appraise the characteristics and nutritional components of a healthy diet
- Differentiate disorders related to inadequate nutrient intake
- Distinguish the common nutrition-related concerns across the lifespan
- Examine the rationale for nutritional recommendations by public health professionals
- Examine major nutritional challenges by considering gender, socioeconomic status,and culture including religion.
- Evaluate interventions designed to modify nutrition intake in individuals and in communities
- Interpret nutritional recommendations for life-long self-improvement
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