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2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PUBH 203 - Introduction to Nutrition

(3 credits)
This course will focus on the basic concepts of nutrition and the application of nutritional principals in promoting wellness. Students will gain a general understanding of the major nutrients including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins and minerals, and the role of these nutrients play in human health. The class will also address current topics in nutrition to include reading food labels, nutritional claims, current trends in the American diet and popular fad diets. Students will also research current nutritional controversial topics while assessing reliability of various resources for nutritional information. The importance and basics of exercise will also be discussed. Students will assess the adequacy of their own diets by completing a detailed computerized diet analysis project. Spring.