Course description

This course introduces students to the science of nutrition and outlines the functions of the human body. The effectiveness of various diets and usefulness of food additives is explored. Gain insight into the ways that food plays a variety of roles in maintaining health and reducing the risk of illness. Students will also learn the fundamentals needed to evaluate claims made by food faddists and food vendors.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

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Credit transfer

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Dates
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Starts: May. 14, 2024
Ends: Aug. 20, 2024
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $409.50
Starts: Jul. 2, 2024
Ends: Oct. 8, 2024
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $409.50

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery