Meal and Diet Planning

NUTR 319 – Meal & Diet Planning

COURSE INFORMATION
Course Title:                 Meal and Diet Planning.
Code :                          NUTR 319.
Hours:                          Lec – 2 Hr.    Lab –2Hrs.        Cln – 0 Hr.    Cr. Hr. –3.
Prerequisite:                 NUTR 212.
Level/Semester:            2nd level – Fall.
Department offering the course:    Nutrition & Dietetics – Faculty of Health Sciences.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Focuses on the planning of a nutritional sound meal in such a way to fulfill all the nutritional needs of the individual in view of his physiological and nutritional status. It also includes meal planning for population groups. The course includes practical training in diet planning

COURSE AIM:
The course aims at giving the student the principles of diet planning and evaluation in order to be able to construct and evaluate diets used in the nutritional care of various physiological and pathological states. The nutritive value of different foods and dietary modifications will be stressed on.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS:
Lectures.
Class discussions.
Case studies.

LIST OF REFERENCES:
Meal & Diet Planning Lab manual
Rolfes SR, Pinna K, Whitney E. Understanding normal and clinical nutrition.10th edition. Australia, United States: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning: 2015.
Mahan K, EscottStump S.Krauses food, nutrition, and diet therapy. 13th edition. Philadelphia, WB Saunders , 2012.
Sizer F, Whitney E.Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies. 13th edition,Cengage Learning; 2013
Shils NE, Shike M.Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease. 10th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005.

Students are advised to visit web pages related and which are not limited to:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics : www.earright.org
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference: www.nal.usda.gov
World Health Organization: www.who.int
Nutrition care manual : available from BAU iconnect list of online databases : http://iconnect.bau.edu.lb/tag.fca4d0921054198e.render.userLayoutRootNode.uP?uP_root=root&uP_sparam=activeTab&activeTab=u11l1s2&uP_tparam=frm&frm