May 19, 2024  
NIACC Catalog 2024-2025 
NIACC Catalog 2024-2025
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BIO - 151 Nutrition

(3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Three credit hours of high school inorganic chemistry. Physiology or biology helpful, but not essential. Basic math skills will be employed.
Introduces the science of human nutrition and its application to the role of the nurse, other allied health professional or educator in promoting good nutrition throughout the life span. Emphasis is placed on the study of macro and micro nutrient needs; and the use of science-based evidence for evaluation of findings and adoption of applications promoting sound nutritional practices among patients, clients and the community at large. Some principles of diet modification are presented as they relate to common chronic health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes.

Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical Hours: 0
Work Experience Hours: 0

Equivalent to 70-200, BIOL-205.

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