NFSC 310 (Ecology of Human Nutrition)

NFSC 310
Ecology of Human Nutrition

3.0 Fa/Spr

This course examines the relationships among human dietary patterns, human biology, and societies. Topics covered include the prevalence of hunger and malnutrition, factors contributing to malnutrition, and the ecology of obesity and chronic diseases in both developing and industrialized nations. Inter-relationships between food systems and major chronic diseases affecting the world population are also examined. Special attention is given to a critical analysis of the biological, environmental and socio-cultural determinants of nutrition-related issues around the world and strategies for addressing those issues. This is an approved General Education course. This is an approved Global Cultures course. (020508)

 Section  Units  Instructor
 01  3.0  Berman