Certificate Course Description: HUN 0203

HUN 0203 Principles of Nutrition
This course includes a study of the basic principles of nutrition and the relation of food selection to health. The aim is to interpret nutrition in terms of its practical application in the planning, preparing and serving of meals and relating these meals to the other food for the week. The course will develop an understanding of daily dietary allowances necessary for various age groups and the planning of these requirements in the daily/weekly diet. Also included is information on foods with maximum nutritive value and how to purchase, store and prepare these foods in order to retain maximum nutritive value. This course is for Dietetic Management and Supervision students only. Students must have permission of the program manager.