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Woods College of Advancing Studies


FALL 2016

ADBI 112301  Nutrition for Life

Course acquaints the nonspecialist with the basic scientific principals of nutrition and energy metabolism. Includes an examination of the six nutrient groups (carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and water) and their impact on health, disease prevention, and growth and development. Explores current dietary recommendations, nutrition for athletes, dietary supplement use, weight management, and other current hot topics in nutrition. Students assess their own nutrient intakes and compare them to national standards. Material designed for practical use.
Tues 6:15–9:15, Aug 30–Dec 13, Sheila Tucker