HB321 Nutrition in Oriental Medicine
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: OM301, OM302
This course discusses Oriental and Western clinical and medical nutrition, dietary and supplements prescription, and counseling pertaining to food prescriptions. Students will learn the fundamentals of nutrition, the similarities, and differences between Oriental and Western nutrition, and the functions of specific foods. This course provides the essential role of nutrition which plays in maintaining and preventing diseases with an emphasis on Oriental medicine. Practical skills will be developed such as viewing patients’ food journals and offering patient-tailored nutritional advice.