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NUTR 100 Survey of Nutrition • 5 Cr.

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Description:

A scientific view of human nutrition. Topics include digestion, absorption and nutrient requirements for healthy living, use of food additives, food fads and diets, food safety and world hunger.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe a healthy diet in the context of current scientific evidence and cultural (social, ethnic, religious, etc.) health and diet patterns.
  • Explain the uses and limitations of the various dietary reference intakes (DRI) for human nutrition.
  • Conduct and evaluate a current nutritional status self-analysis.
  • Explain how micro and macro nutrients function in digestion, absorption and elimination in the human body.
  • Explain how diet and exercise impact human health.
  • Explain the types of eating disorders their health impacts.
  • Discuss the importance and value of food safety and the main types and functions of food additives.
  • Discuss food scarcity, impact and solutions in relation to local and global hunger.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000