McTrition: Where Are You in The Food Court? or From Flab to Fab Without the Fad
An integrated interdisciplinary thematic approach to nutrition. In recent years, nutritional research has impacted on all dimensions of our lifestyle. It has redefined and reemphasized issues--lifestyle issues medical, ethical, social, and economic. This interdisciplinary/integrated unit is designed to give the students a basic understanding of nutrition so they can make more informed decisions now and in the future. It will be beneficial because the health status of every individual affects not only himself but family, community and nation. The students will explore the arena of nutrition where they will discover basic knowledge, current trends, and future implications. They will be able to apply practical nutritional information, become aware of public policies, and stay abreast with medical issues.