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Nutrition

Course Number: 
PED-209
Minimum Credits: 
3
An introduction to basic principles of human nutrition with emphasis on nutrients, food sources, and function of nutrients within the human body. Nutritional requirements throughout the life span are addressed, as well as the impact of cultural, psychological, and personal health factors on an individual's nutritional status and provide preventive and therapeutic dietary teaching based on an individual's nutritional needs and developmental, cultural, psychological, and physiological dimensions. Offered spring term.