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This is a two-unit asynchronous online nutrition course designed to introduce you to the basic principles of nutrition throughout the lifecycle. The course is designed for current and future healthcare professionals and community health workers, with an overarching goal to promote optimal health utilizing adequate nutrition throughout the human lifespan. Over the ten-week length of the course, students will study lifecycle nutrition principles related to the following topics: Preconception nutrition and planning a healthy diet Nutrition during pregnancy Nutrition while breastfeeding Nutrition during infancy Nutrition for the preschool and school-aged child Pediatric overweight and obesity Nutrition during adolescence Nutrition in older adulthood

Other Credits: 2 units in Biology. BRN:18hrs. BRN board does not award partial credit.

Course Number: BIOL-40275
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)

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