Nutrition and the Pre-professional Student

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
James M. Eddy, Department Head and Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The traditional nutrition education approach which requires students to identify nutrients, vitamins, and minerals is only a small segment of a comprehensive nutrition education program. A comprehensive program calls for a serious look at lifestyles, obesity, exercise, food preference, and various aspects of weight control. Recognizing the importance placed on the role of nutrition, a study was designed to explore the nutrition knowl-edge and attitudes of pre-professional college students. The study population included 114 students enrolled in a course designed for elementary education majors.

Additional Information

Publication
Health Education, 10, 2, 6-7
Language: English
Date: 1979
Keywords
nutrition, college students, study, nutrition education