ST-Culture, Nutrition & Health

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Nutrition

Course Number: 
597K
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
How culture and ethnicity affect dietary practices and health in the U.S. Influence of food security, acculturation, and politics on food availability, food practices, and health outcomes. Health and health disparities in different cultural/ethnic groups, including overview of epigenetics. Emphasis on cross-cultural communication to address health and nutrition concerns.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
39468

Course Sections

ST-Culture, Nutrition & Health
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Jerusha Peterman

M F 8:30AM 9:45AM