Nutrition and Aging
This course focuses on the specific nutritional needs and problems in older adults. Topics include nutritional requirements, diet modifications, body system changes, body weight issues, nutrition-related chronic diseases, barriers to proper nutrients, drug/nutrient interactions, and community resources to assist the aging population. Diet and nutritional issues related to aging in a contemporary society are examined from physiological, sociological, psychological, and economic perspectives. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for NUTR 100, NUTR 100H, NUTR 105, or NUTR 125.
Course Number: 2033