KNH 432/532 Nutrition Across the Life Span (3)

This course follows the special nutrition needs of an individual throughout the lifespan. This course starts with a review of the specific assays and examinations to determine good nutrition health. The healthy adult is used as a starting point in the lifespan. The course highlights the special needs of pregnancy, infancy, young child, older child, "tweens and teens" and the adult. There are discussions on special considerations such as disordered eating, diabetes, obesity, athletes and performance nutrition. Finally there is nutrition for the aging and aged.

Prerequisite: KNH 102.

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