Dec 09, 2023  
2022-23 Catalog 
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NUTR& 101 - Nutrition

5 credits

Grade of “C” or better in BIOL& 100  or BIOL& 160  or BIOL& 211  or instructor permission.

A study of the structure, function, and metabolism of nutrients and their roles in preventing diseases related to nutrient deficiency in healthy people. Analysis of food labels and diet planning. This course is intended for science, non-science, and health sciences students.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Identify the sources of six classes of nutrients
  • Analyze the dietary information on food labels
  • Develop diet plans according to nutrition standards and guidelines
  • Describe the structure and function of digestive system
  • Explain the process of digestion, absorption, and transport of food and nutrients
  • Identify the food sources of various nutrients
  • Describe the structure, function, and chemical composition of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins

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