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2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUT 5275 - Diet, Obesity, and Disease (3)

When Offered: Spring
The study of the causes and consequences of obesity. A look at interactions between diet, biochemistry, environment, behaviors, policies, and their various contributions to the obesity epidemic. Interdisciplinary solutions that may prevent the rise of obesity, particularly in children, and diminish the disease outcomes will be examined.  Important psychosocial, cultural, and public health perspectives will be included.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MS in Nutrition Program or the graduate certificate in Public Health Nutrition Practice or permission of the program director.