Nutrition and Disease

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: LIFE.1230; Last Offered: Spring 2017;

Course Description

Serves as an interdisciplinary survey course for students not majoring in biology, which deals with human nutrition as it relates to various chronic disease states. Methods of detection and treatment of the disorders are considered as well as general concepts of health promotion/disease prevention based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Specific topics covered include the role of nutrition in: heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, alcoholism, and eating disorders. Not suitable for credits toward any degree in the Division of Sciences.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: SC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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