ALH 1000 Introduction To Nutrition

The objective of this course is to provide the student with the scientific principles of nutrition across the lifespan and to acquaint him/her with the recent scientific findings in the nutrition field. With the knowledge acquired, the student should be able to evaluate her/his daily lifestyle thereby enabling her/him to reach and maintain optimum health, nutrition, and fitness. The nutrition student should be able to evaluate her/his personal food choices as well as to evaluate nutritional information found in popular books and magazines and scientific nutritional journals. The student will examine the basic concepts of nutrition as they apply to various stages of the life cycle and to common disease processes.