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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DEN 123 Nutrition/Dental Health

Lecture: 2 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 2
This course introduces basic principles of nutrition with emphasis on nutritional requirements and their application to individual patient needs.  Topics include the study of Federal Nutritional Guidelines, nutrient function, Recommended Daily Allowances, Adequate Intake, Tolerable Upper Intake Level, Estimated Average Requirement, and related psychological principles.  Upon completion, students should be able to recommend and counsel individuals on their food intake as related to their dental health.