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With the Nutrition minor, students will be able to:

  • describe the functions of essential nutrients and identify dietary sources
  • evaluate nutrient intake and diet quality
  • describe the economic and cultural factors related to food choice
  • explain the relationship between food habits, nutritional status, and health and wellness
  • discuss, contrast, and evaluate the roles of nutrition and wellness within the processes of pregnancy, lactation, child development, and aging
  • recognize and discuss the relationship between nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases.