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2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 215 Principles of Nutrition

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of nutrition in human health and disease and is designed for both majors and non-majors. Particular attention is given to the physiological requirements, function, classification and sources of nutrients involved in basic metabolism. Consideration is given to informed evaluation of areas of controversy, as well as influence of socioeconomic and culture on nutritional practices.