222.655.01 NUTRITION AND LIFE STAGES
Reviews stages of human development as a prism for understanding human nutrition. Discussions focus on various life stages, highlighting the biological, social and behavioral changes that influence the transitions in nutrition between life stages. Identifies key nutritional considerations for optimal human growth and development. Discusses early nutritional influences on health and well-being later in life.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
apply principles of nutrition in the context of human growth and development
integrate human physiology and development, psychosocial factors, and nutrition through in-depth study of a nutrition/life stage issue
interpret and critique scientific literature
- Monday 1:30 - 2:50
- Wednesday 1:30 - 2:50