HNSC 7242X Nutrition in Health and Disease

45 hours; 3 credits

Examination of the effects of dietary patterns and nutritional factors on health outcomes with a focus on marginalized populations; adequate nutrition for health and well-being of individuals and communities; the major causes of premature mortality and morbidity; behavioral and environmental contributions to chronic disease including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and cancer.

Prerequisites: a course in nutrition or permission from the department chair.

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