Food For Thought: The Biology of Nutrition

EVANTH355

Food as medicine and medicine as food. The medicinal and dangerous properties of fruits, herbs, vegetables, and fungi. How human cultures impact diet (for example, eating disorders/addictive behaviors); how modern technology and non-invasive data collection techniques currently allow for studies of eating patterns, nutrition, ties between diet and society in terms of historical and evolutionary perspectives. Intended for juniors and seniors. One course. 

Curriculum Codes: 
NS, R, STS