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Lifecycle Nutrition

(3 3 cr.) - Session(s): Fall | Course Every Year

Principles of human nutrition applied to meet the health and nutrition needs at different stages of the life cycle.  This course will cover cognitive and physiologic changes that impact nutrient needs throughout the human lifespan.  Students will begin exploring nutrition for preconception, pregnancy, and lactation, then go on to examine nutrition during infancy, toddler/preschool ages, school-age childhood, preadolescence, and adolescence.  Students will end the course looking at nutrition during aging adulthood and considering nutrition during end of life care.  Prerequisite: FN 227

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141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593 
registrar@meredith.edu