NUTR - Nutrition

Offered By:
Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Below are the courses available from the NUTR subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

NUTR 100 - Nutrition and Well-being View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Principles of nutrition. The need for and functions of the major nutrients for humans. May contain alternative delivery sections: refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar


NUTR 201 - Role of the Dietitian in the Canadian Health Care System View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

This course introduces students to the profession of dietetics and its position with in the Canadian health care system. Topics covered include: history of dietetics; the structure of the health care system in Canada; roles of the Registered Dietitian, concepts of dietetic practice and jurisprudence for Registered Dietitians.


NUTR 260 - Introductory Animal Nutrition View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Principles of nutrition. The need for and functions of the major nutrients for animals. Laboratory will involve diet formulation and discussion of feeds and feeding practices. Prerequisite: *3 in university-level biology or chemistry. Cannot be taken by students with credit in NUTR 301 or equivalent.


NUTR 301 - Fundamentals of Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3/2)

Fundamentals of nutrition, emphasizing energy, carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. The lab will use common techniques to illustrate principles of human nutrition. Not to be taken if credit received for NUTR 303. Prerequisites: BIOCH 200 and PHYSL 210. Pre- or corequisite: BIOCH 310.


NUTR 302 - Fundamentals of Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-3/2)

Fundamentals of nutrition with emphasis on vitamins and inorganic elements. The lab will use common techniques to illustrate principles of human nutrition. Not to be taken if credit received for NUTR 304. Prerequisites: BIOCH 310 and NUTR 301.


NUTR 303 - Fundamentals of Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Fundamentals of nutrition with emphasis on vitamins and inorganic elements. Not to be taken if credit received for NUTR 301. Prerequisites: BIOCH 310 and PHYSL 210. NUTR 303 or NU FS 305 recommended.


NUTR 304 - Fundamentals of Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Fundamentals of nutrition with emphasis on vitamins and inorganic elements. Not to be taken if credit received for NUTR 302. Prerequisites: BIOCH 310 and PHYSL 210. NUTR 303 or NU FS 305 recommended.


NUTR 380 - Sports Nutrition View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Basic theory related to nutritional requirements for all levels of athletic performance. Application of sports nutrition concepts for recreational to elite level athletes. Course content includes energy systems, hydration, pre- and post-event nutrition, weight management and body composition issues of athletes and ergogenic aids. Prerequisite: NU FS 305 or (NUTR 301 or 303).


NUTR 400 - Research Methods in Nutritional Science View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-3S-0)

Familiarizes students with skills required for the formation of a research problem, and for the execution and presentation of empirical research. Lectures incorporate key concepts of experimental design, logistics of data collection and basic analysis and are complemented by work with a faculty advisor to develop a research proposal. Students will present their proposal in a seminar. Prerequisites: NUTR 301 and 302.


NUTR 401B - Honors Nutritional Science Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 0-1S-5)

An independent research project in nutritional science topics, supervised by a faculty member. It includes implementation of a research project, data analysis and presentation of results orally and in writing. Corequisite: NUTR 400.


NUTR 408 - Interprofessional Health Team Elective in Athlete Nutrition and Health View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi 2)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Application interprofessional competencies within the context of athlete nutrition and health. Students will apply core interprofessional competencies in communication, collaboration, role clarification, conflict resolution and reflection. Pre- or corequisite: INT D 403, or equivalent introductory interprofessional health education course (INT D 408), or approval of Health Sciences Education and Research Commons, Health Sciences Council. (Offered jointly by the following faculties: Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation; and Rehabilitation Medicine.) [Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences].


NUTR 443 - Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Lifestyle View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

This is an advanced course examining the relationship between the role of lifestyle factors in the etiology and pathophysiology, as well as the treatment of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Application of recent findings to our understanding of these chronic metabolic diseases will be addressed. Prerequisites: (NUTR 301 or 303) and (NUTR 302 or 304).


NUTR 450 - Undergraduate Dietetics Specialization Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-1S-5)

An independent research project on topics in nutritional science and supervised by a faculty member. Normally this is a continuation of work begun in NUTR 400. It includes implementation of a research project relevant to dietetic practice, data analysis and presentation of results orally and in writing. Prerequisite: NUTR 400.


NUTR 452 - Nutrition in the Prevention of Chronic Human Diseases View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

A lecture and reading course to review current research and the scientific basis of nutrition intervention in the prevention and treatment of chronic human disease. Translation of research findings to nutrition recommendations in topical areas including global health and food supply, obesity, cardiovascular disease, polycystic ovary syndrome and behavior-cognitive disorders. Prerequisites: (NUTR 302, NUTR 304, or NU FS 305) and NU FS 356. *6 PHYSL recommended.


NUTR 468 - Clinical Nutrition View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Basic principles of nutrition in clinical situations. The role of diet in the management of various diseases. The laboratory sessions include practical experience in providing individualized nutritional care for client from various cultural backgrounds. Pre- or corequisite: NUTR 301. May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


NUTR 469 - Introductory Professional Practice in Clinical Dietetics View Available Classes

★ 0.1 (fi 1)(EITHER, 4 WEEKS)

Practical experience in provision of nutrition care, focusing on basic skills of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Continuing care agencies, rural health centres and acute care hospitals. Students may take this course simultaneously with INT D 411. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisites: NU FS 223, NUTR 466, and 468. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


NUTR 470B - Professional Practice in Community Nutrition View Available Classes

★ 0.05 (fi 1)(VAR, 12 WEEKS)

Practical experience in assessing needs and planning, implementing and evaluating nutrition programs in a variety of community settings. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisite: NU FS 223, 377 and NUTR 466. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


NUTR 471B - Professional Practice in Foodservice Management View Available Classes

★ 0.05 (fi 1)(VAR, 12 WEEKS)

Practical experience in assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of food service systems. Institutional, community and commercial settings. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship Program. Prerequisites: (NU FS 363 or 361) and NU FS 461 and (AREC 323 or AG EC 323 or alternate business course). Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


NUTR 472B - Professional Practice in Clinical Dietetics View Available Classes

★ 0.05 (fi 1)(VAR, 15 WEEKS)

Practical experience in a variety of acute, continuing care and ambulatory care settings. The student is expected to demonstrate professional competencies in assessment, planning, development and monitoring of nutrition care plans for patients and clients. Open only to students accepted into the Integrated Dietetic Internship. Prerequisites: NUTR 466, 469 and 476. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar


NUTR 476 - Advanced Clinical Nutrition View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-3)

The principles of diet therapy in selected areas of current interest. Emphasis on case studies, research, and practical problems in clinical dietetics. Prerequisites: NUTR 302 and NUTR 468. May contain alternative delivery sections: refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


NUTR 477 - Advanced Population and Public Health Nutrition View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Builds on concepts learned in introductory community nutrition that relate to health promotion, food security, policy, program planning and community nutrition throughout the lifecycle. Students will develop the skills to write a community grant application. Prerequisites: (NUTR 302 or NU FS 305), NU FS 356 and NU FS 377.


NUTR 482 - Introduction to Dietetic Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Lectures and discussion to improve readiness of students to work independently in the development of professional practice skills in dietetics. Required before placement in NUTR 483, 484, 485, 486, 487 and 488. Prerequisites: NU FS 223 and NUTR 468.


NUTR 483 - Introductory Professional Practice In Clinical Dietetics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 4 WEEKS)

Practical experience in provision of nutrition care, focusing on basic skills of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Continuing care agencies, rural health centres and acute care hospitals. Students may take this course simultaneously with INT D 411. Prerequisite: NUTR 482.


NUTR 484 - Professional Practice In Community Nutrition I View Available Classes

★ 4.5 (fi 9)(EITHER, 6 WEEKS)

Practical experience in assessing needs; program planning; implementation; and evaluation in a variety of community settings. Prerequisites: NU FS 223, NU FS 377, and NUTR 482.


NUTR 485 - Professional Practice In Community Nutrition II View Available Classes

★ 4.5 (fi 9)(EITHER, 6 WEEKS)

This course builds on NUTR 470 to enable students to consolidate skills and competency in assessing needs; program planning; implementation; and evaluation in a variety of community settings. Prerequisite: NUTR 484.


NUTR 486 - Professional Practice In Foodservice and Management I View Available Classes

★ 4.5 (fi 9)(EITHER, 6 WEEKS)

Practical experience in assessing; process planning and implementation; and evaluation of foodservice and management operations in a variety of settings. Prerequisites: (NU FS 363 or 361), NU FS 461, ACCTG 300, (SMO 200 or 301).


NUTR 487 - Professional Practice In Foodservice and Management II View Available Classes

★ 4.5 (fi 9)(EITHER, 6 WEEKS)

This course builds on NUTR 472 to enable students to consolidate skills and competency in assessing; process planning and implementation; and evaluation of food service and management operations in a variety of settings. Prerequisite: NUTR 486.


NUTR 488 - Professional Practice In Clinical Dietetics View Available Classes

★ 9 (fi 18)(EITH/SP/SU, 15 WEEKS)

Practical experience in a variety of acute, continuing care and ambulatory care settings. The student is expected to demonstrate professional competencies in assessment, planning, development and monitoring of nutrition care plans for patients and clients. Prerequisites: NUTR 476, NUTR 482, and NUTR 483.