NDFS 380

International Nutrition.

Course Description

Causes and consequences of nutrient deficiencies common in developing countries. Appropriate interventions to prevent or treat malnutrition.

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Title

Undernutrition and Hunger in the Developing World

Learning Outcome

Understand the breadth and causes of undernutrition, poverty and hunger in the developing world.

Title

Solutions for Undernourishment

Learning Outcome

Relate the nutritional status of undernourished children to their diets and suggest realistic solutions

Title

Nutrient Deficiencies and Cognitive Development

Learning Outcome

Relate critical nutrient deficiencies to nutritional diseases and poor cognitive development

Title

Humanitarian Opportunities

Learning Outcome

Become familiar with non-profit organizations and the humanitarian work they do around the world