HHE5155 Foundations of Holistic Nutrition
This course introduces students to essential issues and principles in the field of nutrition today and to the effects food has on health promotion, disease prevention, and recovery from illness and injury. A whole foods based model of eating is presented along with a holistic model of wellness that centers around whole food nutrition. The basics of macro and micronutrients, anti-oxidants and food issues faced in modern nutrition will be covered. Students will learn how to formulate a personal dietary plan based on health status, metabolic tendencies and levels of commitment to improve their dietary habits and choices. Each class member will also develop educational materials to include their personalized nutrition program.