NOVA COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
DIT 121 – NUTRITION I (3 CR.)

Course Description

Studies food composition, dietary guidelines, and nutrients essential to healthy human life. Analyzes nutrient function and metabolism. Lecture 3 hours per week.

General Course Purpose

The purpose is to help the student recognize the relationship between good nutrition and the health, well-being, and productivity of individuals. The student must acquire a knowledge of the various nutrients required by the human body, their function, and the process of how our body digests and utilizes food.

Course Prerequisites/Co-requisites No pre-requisite courses required.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Major Topics to be Included Revised 07/2012


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