Food, Supplements, and Consumer Health

SAR HS 395

Students will conduct a detailed "aisle by aisle" review of foods available in today's marketplace with special attention to functional foods, foods for special dietary use, and foods modified through technology. Students will gain an understanding of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act and become familiar with methods for evaluating dietary supplements with regard to product quality, safety, effectiveness, and doping status. The influence of nutrition marketing on consumer purchasing patterns will be explored. Students will apply the knowledge and skills gained throughout the course by comparing the nutrient content of specific foods and dietary supplements to the nutrient needs of consumers according to the Dietary Reference Intakes.

SPRG 2022 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Zawacki SAR 236 M 2:30 pm-5:15 pm Prereq: HS201
or HS251

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