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HLTH 210. Principles of Nutrition

Credits: 3
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Overview of basic principles of nutrition. Applied nutrition, selection of an adequate diet, dietary standards, tables of food composition, and dietary problems.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 3: NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze the role of nutrients in the body.
2. Appraise how nutrition affects health.
3. Determine the ways food conveys emotional satisfaction, hormonal stimuli, and cultural preferences.
4. Evaluate clinical applications of nutrition for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, and other chronic illnesses.
5. Estimate dietary reference intakes and daily values.
6. Explain principles of food safety and food technology.
7. Compute nutritional assessments using diet analysis software.






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