HFA4U - Nutrition and Health

COURSE Description

Course Title: Nutrition and Health
Course Code: HFA4U
Grade: 12
Course Type: University
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: Any university, university/college, or college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Curriculum Policy Document: Social Sciences and Humanities, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 to 12, 2013
Department: Social Sciences and Humanities
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2017-2018

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Course Description: This course examines the relationships between food, energy balance, and nutritional status; the nutritional needs of individuals at different stages of life; and the role of nutrition in health and disease. Students will evaluate nutrition-related trends and will determine how food choices can promote food security and environmental responsibility. Students will learn about healthy eating, expand their repertoire of food-preparation techniques, and develop their social science research skills by investigating issues related to nutrition and health.