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Food & Healing: A Holistic Approach to Nutrition

HHAW - 200

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course will expose students to the foundations for studying nutrition and examine the role of food in the dis-ease process. Definitions of health, whole foods, organic foods and balancing foods will be explored as well as various common and eclectic diets. The students will uncover the problems associated with food additives including preservatives and colorants. There will be a discourse on the way the world economy is associated with how food is grown and processed. Students will perform a nutritional analysis on their own dietary choices and learn how to plan a healthful diet. Students enrolling in the AAS in Nursing program cannot use this course to replace NURS 174: Nutrition.

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