Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: 'C-' or better in (NUIP 1020 OR NURS 3010) AND BIOL 1610
The purpose of the course is to obtain an advanced knowledge about nutrients, energy, and metabolism. The course will also focus on discussion of the causes of major chronic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes as well as the role of nutrition in preventing these diseases. An emphasis will be placed on the current research as it relates to each disease. Students will learn how to find and interpret the scientific literature and apply it to their own health.