College Credit Courses
Prerequisite: FSS 1221. Culinary nutrition combines a study of the basic principles of nutrition with demonstrations of practical application for the food production industry. Students will study the characteristics and functions of nutrition, the effect of food processing on nutrients, body performance, nutrition and the American diet. In lab, students will analyze nutrients in recipes and menus; the use of good nutrition to help prevent disease; and plate presentations utilizing the food guide pyramid. Five contact hours: three lecture hours, two laboratory hours. A.S., A.A.S.