HLTH2001 Nutrition and Health

This course provides information concerning the relationships between health, food and nutrients. The student will be able to identify the nutritional requirements across the lifespan. Connections between nutrition and health promotion, in addition to cultural, ethnic and religious diversity will be discussed.




Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921 and Qualifying score on the computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT1100 or CPLT1200

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Analyze the basic nutrients needed for a healthy diet
Apply basic nutrition for healthy living
Illustrate the nutritional challenges faced when adapting to a new culture
Analyze nutritional needs throughout the life span
Formulate dietary plans throughout the life span
Investigate eating disorders
Develop a plan to prevent foodborne illnesses

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details