Nutrition and Food Preparation
This course is part of the following part-time on campus and/or online program(s):
A poor diet may have a harmful impact on health, and many food service customers in contemporary society have specific nutritional and dietary requirements. Students learn about the basic principles of nutrition and how these apply to food preparation. Emphasis is on the selection of ingredients and foods, based on requirements for general wellness from Canada's Food Guide for Healthy Living. Students explore current nutrition recommendations for fats, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and weight control and apply them to the nutritional analysis of selected recipes.
All sections for this course are in progress.