Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jul 29, 2021  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 226 - Nutrition

A course in basic nutritional requirements and considerations of the abnormalities caused by excesses or deficiencies of these requirements. Dietary habits and needs of various age groups and conditions will be studied. PREREQUISITE(S): BIOL 150  with a grade of C or better. Three hours each week. Formerly BI 213.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe some common food-borne illnesses, their causes, and prevention.
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the digestive (GI) tract.
  • Describe the chemical nature of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins including energy yields for each.
  • Discuss the causes and treatments of obesity.
  • Discuss the political, cultural, socio-economic, and environmental problems causing global nutritional deficiencies.
  • Use computer software to analyze his or her own diet and determine corrective strategies for nutrient excesses and deficiencies.

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