Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 WNCC College Catalog 
    
2024-2025 WNCC College Catalog
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BIOS - 2050 Nutrition & Diet Therapy


Prerequisite(s): BIOS-1010 BIOS-1210  and BIOS-1210L BIOS-1220  and BIOS-1220L , or BIOS-2250  
Co-requisite(s): BIOS-1160  or LPNR-1110  
This course is intended for students who need to learn basic nutritional information for the medical field. Included are the basic nutrients and their functions, food sources, and the effect of deficiencies. There is an emphasis on correct information to combat food faddism. Planning for normal nutrition through the life cycle and special needs of the elderly, children, and pregnant women is discussed, as well as sanitation of food, legislation, and labeling as it affects the food supply.

Credits: 3
Lecture Classroom Hours: 45



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