This course investigates factors involved in food choices and healthy living, the function of nutrients, distribution of nutrients in the diet, metabolism, and dietary requirements. Students gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills that allow them to make evidence based decisions about healthy food choices and dietary habits. Nutrition for active lifestyles and exercise, weight management, disease prevention, considerations along the lifespan, and current trends and issues are covered.
Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: Either Biology 12, Anatomy and Physiology 12, BIOL 090, BIOL 101, KNES 190, KNES 200, Life Science 11, or equivalent. Delivery Method: Online Cost: $358.14 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/HLTH205.pdf