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ADBI 1125 Aging Well:Nutrition and Life (Fall: 4 )

Course Description

Will the diet you eat now influence your health in the years to come? What do we really know about food practices as we age? Treats basic nutrition principles in the physiology of the aging process. Explores national initiatives developed for nutrition research and services in a maturing population, and the impact of diet (genetics) and lifestyle practices on chronic disease incidence, prevention and treatment. Topics include: conditions typically experienced in the maturing population such as diabetes, arthritis, heart and eye disease, obesity, cancer, and food and drug interactions.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17