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    Mar 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 210 - Nutrition and Weight Management

Number of Credits: 3
Evaluate personal nutrition and physical activity habits that impact weight management and health. Review societal and environmental factors that influence food choices and lifestyle behaviors. Explain non-behavioral approaches for chronic disease treatment and prevention. Prerequisite: ENGL-101.  (Fall Winter & Spring terms) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Clinically define underweight, overweight and obesity. (PG1)
  2. Examine lifestyle and environmental factors that influence health and weight. (PG3, PG4)
  3. Identify the macronutrients and micronutrients and the biological function of each.
  4. Discuss the interrelationship between nutrition, weight and chronic disease risk through the lifespan. (PG1)
  5. Apply nutrition, physical activity and weight assessment methods.(PG3, PG4)
  6. Describe the role of the brain, metabolism and genetics in eating behavior.
  7. Recognize signs and symptoms of various eating disorders and treatment approaches for each. (PG1)
  8. Evaluate behavioral and non-behavioral approaches for weight management. (PG5)
  9. Research obesity in the U.S. in comparison to one other culture. (PG3, PG4)
  10. Develop a personal weight management and chronic disease prevention plan. (PG2, PG5)

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