FNG-613: Lifecycle Nutrition

Credits 3
Instructional Method

This course examines nutrition across the lifespan from both a biological and psychosocial perspective. The impact of nutrition in pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence as well as adulthood and older adulthood will be studied. Influences on food choice will be discussed and assessments of how dietary patterns associate with positive and negative age-related health outcomes will be made. Special reference to agencies offering nutrition services to each of the life stages will be covered.

Semester Offered