CAHS 244 Foods and Fitness (3)
Lec-52.5, Lab-17.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Survey of nutrient needs in different stages of the life, including food and meal patterns appropriate for specialized dietary needs, current controversies surrounding common health problems and dietary interrelationships. Analysis of weight control dietary regimes and nutritional assessment of food intake for optimum health.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Summarize the basic concepts and principles of nutrition and the utilization of food by the body.
- Outcome 2: Analyze cultural and cross-cultural food practices and diets using scientific data.
- Outcome 3: Compare, deconstruct and analyze current diet myths and factors that hinder improvement of nutritional status.
- Outcome 4: Construct menus and prepare dishes to implement healthy dietary outcomes.
- Outcome 5: Practice proper food safety and sanitation.