There is an overload of information about nutrition and health, but what is the truth and what can you do to improve the health of your patients? Learn more about nutrition and how our diet profoundly impacts our current and future health. This course addresses the relationship between nutrition and human health, with a focus on health problems related to overnutrition.
What Will You Learn?
- Introduction to the field of food and nutrition
- Composition of foods
- Basic chemistry of carbohydrates, fat and protein
- How macro nutrients are absorbed, stored and metabolized
- How macro nutrients may impact health
Carbohydrates and Health (verified learner only)