Introduction to the science of human nutrition. Relationship of health to food intake. Description, digestion, absorption, metabolism, interactions and functions of nutrients. Nutrient and energy requirements of young adults, athletes, older individuals. Nutrient deficiency symptoms. Body weight control. Eating disorders. Vegetarianism, other dietary preferences. Planning adequate diets that fit life-styles. This course is generally not for Nutrition majors. (Gen.Ed. BS). Please see scheduling notes/restrictions for nutrition majors.