This course introduces students to the basic principles of human nutrition and the role of nutrition in the health care environment. Nutrient composition of foods and current nutrition recommendations for carbohydrate, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals and water will be discussed. An introduction to digestion, absorption and transport of nutrients will be provided. Energy balanced and body composition and special considerations for nutrition throughout the lifecycle will also be explored.

Due to COVID-19 related restrictions on student work placements, registration into the courses in the Food Service Worker program is currently restricted. For more information and to find out whether you may be eligible to register in this course, please visit www.lambtoncollege.ca/FSWK.

Textbooks

There is no required textbook for this course.

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Host Course Code: LO-HLTH8524
Host Course Name: Introduction to Nutrition

Notes

PLEASE NOTE: Sections with a Q at the end (e.g. Section 70Q) are 7 week courses. If you wish to take the standard 15 week version of a course, please choose the option without a Q at the end of the section number (e.g. Section 70).

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