Course Information

Nutrition for Public Health (HSC 100)

Term: 2019-2020 Fall Term


Kendall M. WilliamsShow MyInfo popup for Kendall M. Williams
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Mon-Wed-Fri, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM (8/8/2019 - 12/11/2019) Location: MAIN SB 115


Human nutritional requirements change over the course of the lifespan. This course examines the fundamentals of nutrition and the variation of nutritional needs at different life stages, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and old age. Students discuss issues such as obesity and eating disorders as well as the link between diet and disease. Students conduct a personal dietary assessment and analyze the relationship between food choices and health status in their own lives.