The University of Winnipeg

KIN-2501 Nutrition for Health and Wellness

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This course introduces the student to nutrition information, especially as it contributes to informed decision- making. Students develop an understanding of the importance of appropriate food choices by focusing on the role of nutrition in optimal health, physical activity and disease prevention. Topics include the major nutrients, Canadian nutritional standards and guidelines. This course is particularly useful for students who intend to become physical education teachers, coaches, and athletic therapists. This course can be used toward the Science requirement.

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