NUTRITION AND HEALTH
- Course: Nutrition and Health
- Course #: HLTH2001
- Total Credits: 2
Course DescriptionThis course provides information concerning the relationships between health, food and nutrients. The student will be able to identify the nutritional requirements across the lifespan. Connections between nutrition and health promotion, in addition to cultural, ethnic and religious diversity will be discussed.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Analyze the basic nutrients needed for a healthy diet
Apply basic nutrition for healthy living
Illustrate the nutritional challenges faced when adapting to a new culture
Analyze nutritional needs throughout the life span
Formulate dietary plans throughout the life span
Investigate eating disorders
Develop a plan to prevent foodborne illnesses
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