NUT102 Vegetarian Nutrition
3 semester hour credits

Vegetarian Nutrition provides a comprehensive overview of the scientific literature addressing the health status and health needs of vegetarians. This course covers a vegetarian lifestyle and a review of various vegetarian diets including lacto-ovo, vegan, and macrobiotic food plans. Additional topics include nutritional requirements, supplementation, plant foods with all essential nutrients, meal planning guidelines, food preparation, and special health conditions.