Prerequisite: CHM 101 or CHM 103; HEA 102 or BIO 113 or BIO 106 or BIO 203. (3 Credits)This course is an in-depth study of the chemical composition and utilization of macro and micronutrients including the physiological and anatomical principles of homeostasis involved in digestion, absorption, and metabolism. Nutritional guidelines, diet analysis and planning, and the role of nutrition in health and disease are emphasized. It is designed for students who are preparing for a career in nursing or any of the other health sciences. Total of 45 hours of lecture.