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Elements of Nutrition

NUTR 100 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: A study of the scientific and quantitative foundations of the applied science of human nutrition. The goal is to understand how nutrition reflects an integration across scientific disciplines and how foods provide important nutrients that provide substance and energy for healthy living. Topics include scientific reasoning, healthy meal planning, and weight management. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: NUTR 100 or NUTR 200.

Nutrition Laboratory

NUTR 101 | 1 Credit

Course Desc: (For students not majoring in biotechnology or laboratory management. Fulfills the laboratory science requirement only with previous or concurrent credit for NUTR 100.) Prerequisite or corequisite: NUTR 100. A hands-on study of human nutrition. The goal is to use an experimental approach to questions in nutrition science. Laboratory exercises emphasize critical thinking in the analysis of quantitative data derived from investigations into various areas of nutrition science including energy balance, macro and micronutrients, food guidelines, and food safety.

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