Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle

Course Code: NUTR 230

Academic Year: 2018-2019

Dietary and nutrient needs change throughout the lifecycle, and at each stage there are specific challenges and concerns to consider and manage. This course examines the physiological changes and the importance of nutrition throughout the lifecycle, including childhood, adolescence and aging adults. This course has a significant focus on gerontology and students learn about the unique challenges associated with aging and nutrition for the elderly. Students explore the nutrition related challenges for seniors living at home and for foodservice in retirement and long term care settings.