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BIOL 115


Nutrition


Course Description

This course provides a study of the nature and role of nutrition with emphasis on the changing needs in the human life cycle. The relationship between nutrition and health will be explored. Topics such as vegetarianism, food fads and fallacies, obesity, weight control and food additives are studied.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Contrast the basic food groups.
  • Evaluate the recommended requirements for each of the six (6) classes of nutrients.
  • Summarize the main steps in the body's metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins.
  • Explain how a surplus of the three energy yielding nutrients contributes to body fat stores.
  • Examine dietary strategies for achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight.
  • Compare the nutritional needs throughout the different stages of life.
  • Analyze dietary intake for calories and nutrients.
  • Interpret the information found on food labels.
  • Relate nutrition to food additives, vegetarianism, exercise, health foods, genetically modified foods, food fads, and fallacies.
  • Contrast how over nutrition and under nutrition can lead to disease.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 115142442Nutrition Online3Butkevich N$30.0011/31/0Open

BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 115047733Nutrition OE/OE3Crowley-Harpenau P$30.0025/31/0Open
 115142303Nutrition Online3Fruth K$30.0011/31/0Open
 115142438Nutrition Online3McNutt C$30.0026/31/0Open
 115145304Nutrition 3Crowley-Harpenau P 0/31/3Closed
M W 10:00AM-11:20AMF130
 115145419Nutrition 3Crowley-Harpenau P 7/31/0Open
F 09:00AM-11:54AMBTC145
 115246057Nutrition 3Melia N 24/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:54PMRC675

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