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BSHM 6006 Nutrition in Health and Disease (Fall and Spring)



Course Description:

This course provides an exploration of the relationship between nutrition, and health and disease risk. You will gain an understanding of how dietary change can impact public health. There will be a specific focus on the role of nutrition and physical activity in overweight and obesity, as well as the major chronic diseases: heart disease, diabetes and cancer. The importance of addressing the physical, social and psychological aspects of eating to promote positive behavior change will also be addressed.