2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

HS 413 - Nutrition in Community Health


This course introduces students to needs assessments of nutrition as an integral part of overall heath needs in diverse communities. Strategies are formulated to help students devise plans for working with human service agencies in dealing with issues of nutrition. Eating patterns and sources of calories and nutrients will be examined in the following populations: the elderly, pregnant women, children, and adolescents. Special attention will be given to the impact of poverty on nutrition and to the increasing incidence of eating disorders and obesity. Contemporary issues will be addressed.

1 semester 3 credits.