NTR 300 - Fundamentals of Nutrition
Prerequisites: BIO 201 and CHM 112
An overview of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins and minerals is presented in detail in this course. Students are familiarized with the biochemical principles related to the macronutrients and micronutrients. Other topics include medical terminology and the role of food in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. This course also covers the use of the food exchange system, and some of the basic principles of the dietary treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity.
Note: This course is also available as an online course.
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