Oct 23, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

HL 111 ESSENTIALS OF NUTRITION



This course focuses on one of the basic human needs, that of nutrition. The first portion of the course stresses the nutritional needs of well individuals across the life span. A working knowledge of nutrients and their food sources is provided, as well as some basic menu planning. An overview of psychological, economic, cultural and religious factors that affect nutrition is included. Basic principles of food preparation and safety are discussed, along with an introduction to the agencies and laws concerned with nutrition. The second portion of the course deals with dietary modifications utilized in dealing with common health problems. Total course credits 3 lecture hours per week for a total class hours of 45 hours. 3 Credits