|CLASS CODE:||HFED 200||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|DEPARTMENT:||HOME & FAMILY EDUCATION|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Nutrient oriented study of nutrition facts and principles; metabolic consequences of nutrient intakes; techniques of communicating valid nutrition concepts.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||The Basis for a Healthy Diet; Nutrient Needs; The Exchange System; Library Resources; Carbohydrates; Lipids; Protein; Vegetarian Diet; Digestion; Absorption; Metabolism; Energy Balance; Body Composition; Weight Control; Vitamins; Water and Electrolytes; Minerals|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Use information technologies to identify appropriate current nutrition research and knowledge.
2. Assess the nutritional adequacy of a dietary intake using ADA exchanges and computer dietary analysis.
3. Describe the macro- and micro- nutrients, their functions in the body, their deficiencies, toxicities and concerns.
4. Describe the role of food in promotion of a healthy lifestyle.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Exams; Dietary evaluation; Nutrition file; Presentation; Class assignments|
|PREREQUISITES:||HFED 100 and Chem 101 or Consent of Instructor|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|