Description: This course is concerned with nutrition during major phases of the life cycle. It will include units on (1) women during the preconception period, pregnancy and lactation, (2) infancy, (3) childhood, (4) adolescence and (5) older adults (65+). The biological basis of nutrient and energy needs will be addressed for each life cycle phase, as well as factors that influence nutritional status and cultural and socioeconomic barriers to meeting nutrient needs. Co-convened with NTS 515. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2021 Spring 2022
Prerequisite: NTS 135