This course is an introduction to fundamental principles related to health and human nutrition. It is intended to help students understand the foundations of digestion and the functions of nutrients. Nutritional planning and assessment in the context of national dietary recommendations, and consequences of deficient or excessive intake of nutrients will also be studied. Through this course, students will gain an understanding of how food selection can play a role in enhancing or maintaining health. Students will also develop the ability to discriminate between reliable and unreliable information about food and nutrition.

Course Notes

KINE 112 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements. KINE 112 is an approved Science course.

KINE 112 is equivalent to HKIN 112. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and HKIN 112.