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BIO 220 - Nutrition and Well-Being
This course explores the principles of nutrition and their application to the establishment and maintenance of a personís well-being throughout his/her life. The course includes such concepts as dietary requirements nutrient composition food resources, metabolic processes, food additives, nutritional analysis and global considerations.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Analyze the nutrient requirements for a healthy, balanced nutrition style.
- Perform and interpret a computerized nutritional analysis.
- Relate basic nutrients to various established dietary guidelines.
- Interpret the effects of nutrient deficiencies and megadoses.
- Relate nutrient resources to world hunger.
- Describe the effect of the metabolic pathway on nutrient composition.
Prerequisite: Biological Science (BIO 100) or Introductory Biology I (BIO 110), or Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO 150).
3 hours each week 3 credits