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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

NUTR 295: Introduction to Nutrition

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General Information

Credits: 3


Introduces students to nutrition as a scientific discipline, providing a working knowledge of basic nutrition including the sources and functions of the nutrients, the components of a healthy diet, and the relationship between diet and overall health. Students will learn about the processes of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients, and several 'hot topics' in the field of nutrition. Offered by Nutrition and Food Studies. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Natural Science Overview
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.