Biol 28 – Human Nutrition

Biol 28 – Human Nutrition

Spring 2023

There are two sections of Biol 28 for Spring 2023.  One section will be taught by Dr. Brodrick Wilks (21065).  This section is 100% online through Canvas and has a required zoom meeting W 11-11:50am.  Please email Brodrick if you have questions.  The second section is 100% online, late start and taught in a compressed time frame through Canvas.  This section (21494) is taught by Laurie Allen-Requa.  This section will run 3/20-5/27/2023.  Please email Laurie if you have any questions.

Biol 28 Description

Principles of nutritional science: Nutrients and their chemical and physiological roles in metabolism; nutrient requirements of humans Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in BIOL 31 or NUTR 10.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Differentiate between the basic type of nutrients including carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals and explain their functions in the human body.
  2. Critique current diet and utilize appropriate tools to formulate a diet and exercise plan that meets current nutritional needs.
  3. Analyze current issues in nutrition, including: nutritional claims, food labeling, eating disorders, chronic diseases associated with nutrition and food products/marketing.
  4. Evaluate nutritional needs at various life stages and explain the connection between nutrition intake, energy metabolism, health and fitness.
  5. Assess the connection between food production, food safety, nutrition and the environment.

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