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HL5180 - Nutrition Fundamentals and Counseling in the Recovery of Eating Disorders

Credits: 3

This course will focus on nutritional education issues relevant to those interested in health and wellness for the general population, as well as those working with eating disorders clients. Discussion will include: basic concepts of nutrition science and nutritional needs, evaluation of weight management methods, investigation of food facts and fallacies, different diet plans, i.e. vegetarian, sports nutrition. Information will be presented on how the nutritionist, counselor or health educator applies nutritional information to their clients or students. The course will also include how to present information in nutritional counseling and education for the eating disorder client. Prerequisite: CO/HL 5160 or permission of instructor. Also presented as CO 5180.