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Science of Popular Diets: Impact of Nutrition on Human Wellness

Enrol in Science of Popular Diets: Impact of Nutrition on Human Wellness

Course Code: GNED141

Explore concepts of human nutrition as they relate to fad diets and cultural norms, while gaining an understanding of the impact nutrition has on wellness and disease. Examine a range of fad, popular and culturally-specific diets in terms of current practice and scientific evidence to evaluate benefits and consequences. Using a variety of interactive learning tools, you will investigate the links between the major nutrients and personal health. Further, comparison of individual diet and nutrition standards allows for a thorough understanding of connections between nutrition and health. Cultural diet norms and popular diet trends are explored with a focus on the overall impact on individual and population wellness. Finally, through scientific investigation of emerging literature, the impact of scientific change is appreciated.

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Section: 01OL

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