Introduction to Nutritional Sciences

Introduction to Nutritional Sciences will introduce the student to the science of nutrition. The fundamentals of protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamin, and mineral requirements and metabolism will be explained as a basis for the study of the relationship between diet and health in both a personal and global perspective. The impact that human nutrition and industrial agriculture have on environmental quality, food resources and energy consumption will be explored. Nutrition, Diet and Health has a mandatory civic engagement component related to important public and environmental issues in human nutrition, health, and fitness that are considered in the course. Fulfills: STEM in LS Core.

School

Health Sciences

Program

Health Sciences

Course Number

HSC2300C

Section

A

Instructor

Leena Bharath

Credits

4

Type

Online - Asynchronous

Start – End Dates

01/04/2020-01/20/2021 (2 weeks)

Other Registration Link

https://gps.merrimack.edu/register/?id=22d0949a-7368-4e24-8d30-04844795b2d6