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Science of Popular Diets: Impact of Nutrition on Human Wellness [CSSH39]  

Students explore concepts of human nutrition as they relate to fad diets and cultural norms, while gaining an understanding of the impact nutrition has on wellness and disease. They will examine a range of popular and culturally-specific diets are critically examined and assessed based on current practice and scientific evidence. Using a variety of interactive learning tools, students investigate the links between the major nutrients and personal health. Further, comparison of individual diet and nutrition standards allows for a thorough understanding of connections between nutrition and health. Students use existing knowledge to evaluate the benefits and consequences of popular “fad” diets. Cultural diet norms and popular diet trends are explored with a focus on the overall impact on individual and population wellness. Finally, through scientific investigation of emerging literature, the impact of scientific change is appreciated. Prerequisite: Students should have a basic level of comfort using computers as well as self-discipline to work online. Software required: Reliable access to the Internet. No textbook required. *NOTE: Students wanting to register for a General Education course as part of their certificate or diploma program should make sure to receive formal approval from their Program Coordinator. It should be noted that some general education courses are too close to the vocational specializations of specific programs and are therefore excluded as an option for students. It’s therefore important to receive formal approval before registration.

 

Offered Online

Science of Popular Diets: Impact of Nutrition on Human Wellness [CSSH39]

Dates: 1/12/2021 - 4/20/2021


 Course Hours: 42 


Course Code: CSSH39

Section: 450

Prerequisites/Notes:

Fee: $409.49  
 

To register for this course or for more information contact oceregistration@sl.on.ca.

Science of Popular Diets: Impact of Nutrition on Human Wellness [CSSH39]

Course Code: CSSH39

Date: 9/8/2020-12/15/2020

 

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