NUTR-4300 Cultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition
This course evaluates food and nutrition from an anthropological perspective. The course features historic and geographic roots of dietary patterns. Students examine the evolution of the human diet and explore the bio-cultural influences that shape our modern day diet. Students investigate the role culture, ethnicity, gender, economics, and religion have on food choices and eating behaviors. Students examine the nutritional benefits of ethnic foods, geographic food patterns, and nutrition-related health risks faced by various cultural groups.
Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00