• Course Code: NUTR317
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3Lec,0Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

The course will study the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of the nutrition deficiency diseases prevailing in the community. The course will concentrate on macronutrient deficiencies and micronutrient deficiencies. It focuses on the nutrition intervention programs at the community level according to the nutritional problems prevailing in the community in view of the social, cultural, educational factors and the available economic resources. Pre-req: NUTR 310, NUTR 315.