BIOL 2131 - Nutrition
(Fulfills MNTC Area: 3) This course provides an introduction to nutritional dietary requirements and their mechanisms of digestion, absorption, and metabolism. It also addresses the principles of nutrition throughout the human life cycle, and diet modification necessitated by specific health problems. Other topics to be covered include sports nutrition, weight control, eating disorders, diet and disease, and current nutritional fads. Throughout the course a lab like experience will be used to analyze and interpret topics covered.