This 1.5 SHU course covers issues in modern nutrition, public health and chronic disease. We will focus on the major non-infectious diseases present in Western countries that are caused by modifiable lifestyle choices and the role that diet plays in maintenance of health and the risk of chronic diseases.
This course meets in the second half of the semester. Class meets Monday, Mar 13, (no class Mar 20), Monday, Mar 27, Monday, Apr 3,
Monday, Apr 10, (no class Apr 17), Friday, April 21, Monday, April 24, and Monday, May 1.