Nutrition and Wellness )

Spring 2024 > Health Sciences > NUTR.1100 > 082

Course No: NUTR.1100-082; SIS Class Nbr: 5491; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Full

Course Description

This course is an introductory course to the science of nutrition as it applies to everyday life and health. Focus will include the six major nutrients: carbohydrates, lipids (fats), protein, vitamins, minerals, and water and their importance in the human body. Digestion, absorption, and metabolism in the human body will be introduced. The course will also examine energy balance and weight management as they relate to nutrition and fitness. The impact of culture, demographics and ethnicity on nutritional intake will be discussed. Students will explore the relationship between nutrition and health through laboratory experiences. Students should not be taking NUTR.1100 if they already took NUTR.2060.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Core Codes: SCL, STEM, AMST, SPST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Mary Keyes
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Mar 11 to May 04
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140 | Pay as little as $ 292.50/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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