Principles of Nutrition - HLT 230 at Southside Virginia Community College

Effective: 2022-05-01

Course Description

Introduces students to the basic concepts of nutrition and its impact on personal wellness. Emphasizes an evidence-based approach to various topics, such as the nutrient components of food, the components of a healthy eating pattern, and the relationship between diet and health. Provides a behavioral approach to nutrient guidelines for the development and maintenance of optimum wellness. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency and coherent communication through documented written reports.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

HLT 230 introduces basic nutrition concepts and the relationship between diet and personal health.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

Optional Topics

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