Introduction to Nutrition
Job growth in the fields of nutrition and health over the next decade is expected to average 9%. Find out quickly if this expanding and interesting field is right for you with our self-paced, online 3-credit Introduction to Nutrition course.
The Introduction to Nutrition “menu” is filled with topics you read and hear about in the news every day: food safety, environmental contamination, the impact of chemical additives and pesticides, undernutrition in the US, food labels, MyPyramid and the nutritional needs of school-age children. To understand what it all means, though, you will study which nutrients are essential and how scientific research is used to determine them. You’ll learn about human physiology and how to design a healthy diet. Then explore topics that relate directly to future career specialties, including Sports Nutrition, Eating Disorders, Fitness and Weight Control, and Nutrition in Pregnancy, Infancy and Adulthood.
Online Introduction to Nutrition is transferable for 3-credits and comes with:
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