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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

CULA-115 Nutrition and Menu Planning

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 .  
This course covers nutrient composition of food; functions of nutrients in the body; recommended amounts of nutrients to promote health throughout the life cycle; digestion metabolism and absorption of nutrients in the healthy individual; selection of food to meet the normal nutrient requirements of the body; planning healthy menus, menu mechanics and analysis. 

Course Outcomes
1. Acquaint the student with the definition of nutrition and how it relates to human aspects 2. Acquaint the student with the composition of food 3. Acquaint the student with the function of nutrients in the body 4, Acquaint the student with the recommended amounts of nutrients to promote health throughout the life cycle 5. Instill an understanding of digestions, metabolism, and the absorption of nutrients in the healthy individual 6. Aid the student in the selection of foods to meet the normal nutrient requirements of the body