2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

WPE 130 Nutrition for Health

(Contact Hours: 3) Students in this course will explore the effects of nutrition on overall health. Students will understand how macro and micro nutrients affect physiological functioning, and the process of human digestion and absorption. Nutritional evaluation, dietary changes, and disease signs that may accompany inadequate nutritional patterns will be emphasized. Recommended prerequisite: one year of high school chemistry. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.