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FS HN 460: Global Nutrition

(Dual-listed with NUTRS 560 FS HN 560). (3-0) Cr. 3.


An overview of global nutrition issues, including the sociocultural, biological, economic, and environmental context of nutrition related topics. The etiology, epidemiology, and program/policy responses to issues will be presented. Areas to be covered include childhood malnutrition, growth stunting, micronutrient deficiencies, parasites and nutrition, sanitation, and obesity and chronic disease incidence in developing countries. Participatory course, students will engage in a series of class activities, discussions, and presentations.