WM321 Western Nutrition
3 Units/30 Hours
This course will explore the science of nutrition, and the principles involved in preventing disease and maintaining good health. This course will examine the essential elements of nutritional physiology including the nutritional sources in the diet and the specific role of supplements, vitamins, and minerals in promoting and maintaining good health. The class will also provide an investigation into various diseases and disorders related to nutrition: the causes, symptoms, and treatment. The course includes a thorough review of the appropriate application of nutrition in a healthcare setting. A thorough review of the NCCAOM-required nutrients and supplements (Appendix B) is included.