Nutrition Courses Offered in Spring 2013

Nutrition, Metabolism and Health (FST/FPE 401/501)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:15 am (Main Campus)

Course Description
Study of the structures, types and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. Discussion of the biological roles of vitamins and minerals. Application and integration of metabolic knowledge with health promotion and chronic disease. (3-0-3)

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Nutrition and Wellness (FST/FPE 201)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:15 pm (Main Campus)

Course Description
This course will provide you with an introduction to the basic principles of nutrition and the relationship of the human diet to health and wellness. You will learn about nutrients, their function in the body and why food is the best place to get them. You will learn about specific topics, such as appetite control, weight management, sports nutrition, psychology of eating, food safety, and special nutritional requirements and needs during the lifecycle. Come learn and apply your knowledge to yourself. No prerequisites needed.

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For additional information, please contact:
Britt Burton-Freeman, PhD
Director, Center for Nutrition Research
Institute for Food Safety and Health
Phone: 708.341.7078