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BHM 101 - Basic Nutrition


This course presents a challenging science-based nutrition core curriculum that reviews of the role of nutrition in health promotion/disease prevention, and provides an overview of the interrelationships between diet, therapeutic nutrition and various acute/chronic medical conditions.  With an emphasis on normal anatomy and physiology and the metabolism of nutrients, the following topics will be studied:  the functions and sources of nutrients; digestion, absorption, and utilization of food; normal and therapeutic nutrition; and various foods, preferences, and customs, as well as dietary guidelines.  Topics relating to dietary policies, procedures and regulations will also be covered.  Other topics of student interest will be addressed as they arise.

Credits: 4
Cross-listed
BIO 121
Hours
4 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Understand and exhibit a basic understanding of normal anatomy, physiology, and metabolism as related to nutrition.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships between diet, therapeutic nutrition and various acute/chronic medical conditions.
  3. Evidence the culinary applications concerning the functions and sources of nutrients; digestion, absorption, and utilization of food; normal and therapeutic nutrition; and various food, preferences, and customs, as well as dietary guidelines.




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