83.123 Nutrition and Disease

Nutrition and Disease

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7620
Status Active

Serves as an interdisciplinary survey course for students not majoring in biology, which deals with human nutrition as it relates to various chronic disease states. Methods of detection and treatment of the disorders are considered as well as general concepts of health promotion/disease prevention based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Specific topics covered include the role of nutrition in: heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, alcoholism, and eating disorders. Not suitable for credits toward any degree in the Division of Sciences.