Community Nutrition   [Archived Catalog]
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013

CHLT 1305 - Community Nutrition

Study of the cultural aspects and public policy of food and nutrition and the socioeconomic and psychological aspects of nutrition throughout the life cycle. Learning Outcomes: Develop culturally appropriate community-level interventions to improve nutrition for vulnerable populations; explain the basic nutrition principles from prenatal care to care for the aging; increase knowledge of cultural influences on diet and food preference; assess clients' diets utilizing interview techniques; calculate BME and caloric intake for normal and abnormal physiological conditions; and locate appropriate community resources and public-sector programs.

Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

CIP: 51.1504

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