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HLTH 230  Basic Human Nutrition  Units: 3.00  
Study of macronutrients, selected micronutrients, energy needs for human performance, relationship of nutrient metabolism to health, consequences of nutrient deficiencies and excesses. Examine how student's own food intake may influence present and future nutritional well-being.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
Learning Hours: 108 (36 Lecture, 72 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above. Exclusion NURS 100/3.0. Recommended 4U Biology.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe how food is digested and absorbed into the body.
  2. Identify the roles of nutrients and non-nutrients in the body.
  3. Plan meals for personal consumption demonstrating the importance of dietary guidelines, Dietary Reference Intakes, and nutrition labeling.
  4. Assess a diet and recommend appropriate adaptations.
  5. Investigate inter-relationships between food consumption, body weight change, anatomical function, and general health within typical contexts.