2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 09, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

DIET 1175 - Food, Nutrition, and Culture


Prerequisite: must be fluent in Microsoft Office and have web access. This course introduces the student to the study of food and culture of diverse groups in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. It examines how ethnic foods and dietary practices may affect the nutritional status of a population. It explores intercultural communication strategies and studies the history, religion, family structure, and traditional health practices to illuminate the cultural context from which ethnic cuisine emerges, evolves, and influences North American fare. 3 credits.