FSHN 444 - Nutrition and Aging

  • 1 credit

Effect of aging on nutrient needs and impact of nutrition on successful aging and health in the elderly. Admission to Gerontology Interdisciplinary Studies Program can be substituted for FSHN 150. Credit not allowed for both FSHN 444 and FSHN 459 (Nutrition in the Life Cycle).

This course can be applied toward:


FSHN 150 (Survey of Human Nutrition).

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Nutrition for the Older Adult, 3rd Ed. (2020)
    Bernstein, Melissa and Munoz, Nancy
    ISBN: 978-1284048933


Mary A. Harris
Mary A. Harris

(970) 491-7462 | harris@cahs.colostate.edu

Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University of Rhode Island; M.S. Nutrition, Framingham State University; B.S. Nutrition, Michigan State University.

Dr. Harris is currently a professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at CSU. Her research interests include lipid metabolism, prostaglandins in pregnancy and childhood, and nutrition and exercise.