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FSHN 444 - Nutrition and Aging

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Effect of aging on nutrient needs and impact of nutrition on successful aging and health in the elderly. Credit not allowed for both FSHN 444 and FSHN 459 (Nutrition in the Life Cycle).


BZ 101 (Humans and Other Animals (GT-SC2)) or BZ 110 (Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC2)) or LIFE 102 (Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)); Credit not allowed for both FSHN 444 and FSHN 459.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


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

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


Michelle Manson, MS, RDN
Michelle Manson, MS, RDN

Michelle Manson is a registered dietitian nutritionist and instructor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University. She has professional experience in clinical nutrition, community nutrition, education, and online curriculum development at the graduate and undergraduate level. Her interests include health promotion through food, chronic disease prevention, food security, food safety, and optimizing learning and engagement in online courses. She has been teaching and developing online courses since 2011.