Syllabus Overview for HNUTR 453-DL Nutrition

3 credits

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer 

Course Materials

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  • Food for Health
  • Nutrition Guidelines: Applying the Science of Nutrition
  • Digestion, Absorption and Metabolism; Carbohydrates: Sugars, starches, and fiber
  • Lipids; Focus on Alcohol
  • Proteins and Amino Acids
  • Energy Balance and Weight Management; The Water-Soluble Vitamins
  • Fat Soluble Vitamins; Focus on Phytochemicals
  • Water and Electrolytes; Major Minerals and Bone Health
  • The Trace Elements; Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Nutrition during Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Nutrition from Infancy to Adolescence
  • Nutrition and Aging: the Adult Years; Food Safety

General Course Activities

Nutrition plan project
Weekly discussions

Course Expectations

A student is expected to devote 10-15 hours per week to complete readings and course activities.

Technology Requirements

This course uses the learning platform software called Desire2Learn (D2L.) D2L integrates text, video, and audio. Before enrolling in the course, please review the D2L system recommendations.

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