Course Description for Food, Health and Society
Food, Health and Society
This course is an analysis of how social, psychological, cultural, historical, political, and ecological factors impact food, nutrition, and society. Students will gain an understanding of the U.S. food system and how the food system structure and function affects societal health. The course will also discuss information about how food globalization impacts health. Emphasis will be given to understanding how food-related social factors impact nutrition and dietetics practice.