NF 25H Introduction to Nutrition Science - Honors
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: NUTR 110)
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program
Scientific concepts of nutrition related to the function of nutrients and current health issues with emphasis on individual needs. Topics include: functions and sources of nutrients; scientific principles to analyze and evaluate nutrition information; Dietary Guidelines and current nutrition recommendations; digestion, absorption, and metabolism; health, fitness, and disease; and nutrition in the life span. Students will record their diet, analyze its composition, and evaluate its nutrient content. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience. Students may not receive credit for both NF 25 and NF 25H.