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Spring 2024
Jul 17,2024
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FN 225 - Nutrition
Associated Term: Spring 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Define and classify the six classes of nutrients, identify where they are found in foods, and explain how they are digested, absorbed, metabolized, and utilized
2. Distinguish between adequate nutrient intake, deficiencies, and toxicities and how these levels impact body systems and health outcomes
3. Explain the importance of a moderate approach when it comes to nutrition and energy balance, recognizing that all foods can fit into a healthful diet
4. Describe how nutrition is one of many dimensions of health; many other factors, including social determinants of health and physical activity, contribute to health and well-being
5. Apply scientific reasoning and critical thinking to evaluate the evidence base and validity of nutrition information
6. Evaluate food labels and dietary patterns using evidence-based guidelines, and identify strategies for improving dietary habits and establishing a healthy relationship with food
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