Nutrition Science

SOM-XCHE0001

Stanford School of Medicine

  • Fee:
    Fee may apply

Description

A focus on nutrition education is crucial in helping health practitioners and lifestyle specialists provide sound nutritional advice to their patients and clients. This course offers a foundation in nutrition science, and explores how it relates to health for different individuals within varying contexts of human development. Through the use of case studies you will be taught how to interpret and apply nutritional research, and gain the skills to make more informed nutritional assessments and dietary analyses.

What you will learn

  • Understand classes of nutrients, including the role of micronutrients and macronutrients in the body
  • Identify the foundational science underlying nutrition and the politics involved in establishing nutritional guidelines
  • Critique the validity of food and nutrition claims
  • Relate diet to health and disease outcomes
  • Develop a nutrition plan for individuals

Instructor(s)

001 Spring 2018-19 Online

Enroll Now

Dates:May 22 - July 27, 2019
Days: Wed
Instructors: Christopher Gardner
Delivery Option:
Online
Fees:
Online Course $2,800.00 ?

This course may not currently be available to learners in some states and territories.