Helping others through good health!
The Nutrition Program offers courses that will provide an overview of nutrition, food science, dietetics, and fitness professions and disciplines. Discover employment trends, career options, educational paths, ethical issues, and professional networking. An introduction to the study of food nourishment. Investigation of diet fads and fallacies, eating for fitness, and planning meals for optimum health throughout the life cycle. Exploration of food as an expression of cultural diversity, and examination of how traditional foods reflect geographic area and culture(regional, ethnic, cultural, religious, historical, and social influences on food patterns). Influence of socio-economic class, beliefs, gender, and age on diet, health, and disease. Application of food science principles.