Summer Sessions 2021

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COM HLT 48: Nutrition & Food Studies: Principles & Practice

Session A, 6 weeks, June 21 to July 30, 2021 
Session C, 6 weeks, August 2 to September 10, 2021

Session A Instructor: Natalie Muth, MD, MPH, RDN

Session C Instructor: Dena Herman, PhD, MPH, RD

Examines and applies basic science concepts of nutrition to student lives and real-world issues through lectures, diet analysis, activities, reports, discussion of video and reading assignments, and reviews of community programs that apply nutrition and behavior theory to improve public health. Describes components of diets and food sources and their roles in maintaining body health. Explores social, cultural, behavioral, and environmental causes of chronic disease.


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