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HLTH-210 - Nutrition and Weight Management
Evaluate personal nutrition and physical activity habits that impact weight management and health. Review societal and environmental factors that influence food choices and lifestyle behaviors. Explain non-behavioral approaches for chronic disease treatment and prevention. Prerequisite: ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Spring and Fall terms.
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Health
Subject:
Health*
Prerequisites:
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
Course Objectives: 1. Clinically define underweight, overweight and obesity. (PG1) 2. Examine lifestyle and environmental factors that influence health and weight. (PG3, PG4) 3. Identify the macronutrients and micronutrients and the biological function of each. 4. Discuss the interrelationship between nutrition, weight and chronic disease risk through the lifespan. (PG1) 5. Apply nutrition, physical activity and weight assessment methods.(PG3, PG4) 6. Describe the role of the brain, metabolism and genetics in eating behavior. 7. Recognize signs and symptoms of various eating disorders and treatment approaches for each. (PG1) 8. Evaluate behavioral and non-behavioral approaches for weight management. (PG5) 9. Research obesity in the U.S. in comparison to one other culture. (PG3, PG4) 10. Develop a personal weight management and chronic disease prevention plan. (PG2, PG5)7, TPG-E 1, TPG-H 1)
HLTH-210
Nutrition and Weight Management
Course: HLTH-210 - Nutrition and Weight Management

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