This course will discuss the biology of nutrition and its impact on the individual, society, and the global community. Students will build an understanding of nutrition and various types of malnutrition, such as starvation, eating disorders, and obesity; as well as a variety of metabolic disorders and food allergies. This class will include discussions on the impact of diet on health with every topic covered. The class will also explore inequities in nutrition – why they might exist and what types of programs have been piloted to address the inequities. S/U grading.

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