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For students interested in various health care professions. Considers basic principles of human nutrition. Studies factors that influence nutritive requirements and maintenance of nutritional balance. Examines relationships between proper nutrition and social, mental and physical well-being. Canvas Course Mats $70/McGraw applies
Focuses on nutrition and the application of nutrition principles to the human life cycle. Includes nutrient functions, needs, sources, and alterations during pregnancy, lactation, growth & development (infancy through adulthood), maturation, and aging.
Examines the latest research on how nutrition may prevent and improve symptoms of many different diseases. Explores the relationships between the food we eat and risk, understanding the role of the nutrition care process and when it could be utilized. Builds students ability to critically analyze nutritional information and helps students to create nutritional interventions to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Examines the effect of diet on human development and disease prevention. Studies several public health nutritional tools and how they apply to the population. Assesses current nutritional policies in public health, with an emphasis on how to manage community health nutrition needs.
Focuses on the influence of culture on illness, health, and rehabilitation. Explores the relationship that culture plays in the health and wellness of both individuals and the community in which they live.