This class explores the science of nutrition through the lens of biology. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, the role of all classes of macronutrients and micronutrients, metabolic pathways and disorders, bioavailability, popular nutrition information, understanding food labels, the effects of processing foods, multivitamins/supplements and health foods, exercise and weight management, nutritional needs across life stages, health psychology of nutrition, dietary restrictions and specialized diets, promotion of nutrition and health information, and food safety and sustainability. Students will explore these topics through lectures, readings, recording and analyzing their own dietary data, discussions, and writing assignments.

BIO 111/113 and BIO 112/114

Class Details
Course BIO 239
Section 0
CRN 20052
Time T R
Time 1135 - 1250pm
Building 320 WALL
Instructor Jeremy Whitson
Max 32
Current 0
Remaining 32
Semester Spring 2022