NFS 1020

Students will develop an understanding of how the nutrients in food are processed and used by the body. Then, using that information, the student will analyze his or her own diet and create healthy eating patterns for a lifetime.
This class is an introduction to the science of nutrition and the relationship of food intake and health. Nutrient requirements and food selection to meet those requirements are discussed. Students evaluate their own food intake and eating behaviors and learn to be informed consumers of food and nutrition information.