ANTH359 - NUTRITIONAL ANTHROPOLOGY

This course will explore the significance as it relates to food behaviors and nutritional status in contemporary human populations. The topics covered will be examined from a biocultural perspective and include 1) definition and functions of nutrients and how different cultures perceive nutrients, 2) basic principles of human growth and development, 3) methods to assess dietary intake, 4) food taboos, 5) feeding practices of infants and children, 6) food marketing, 7) causes and consequences of under- and over-nutrition, and 8) food insecurity and hunger.
Section 401 - SEM - NUTRITIONAL ANTHROPOLOGY
TR 1200PM-0130PM
ROVNER, ALISHA
CLAIRE M. FAGIN HALL (NURSING 114