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FSHN 531 - Diet, Nutrition, and Chronic Disease

  • 3 credits

This course will allow students to explore current research relating diet and lifestyle choices to the prevention of various health conditions. The main topic areas include obesity, digestive health, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Students will learn about diet and lifestyle factors that increase or decrease risk of these conditions, evaluate evidence, and compare strategies for prevention.


FSHN 530 (Principles of Nutrition Science & Metabolism); Graduate standing.


Michelle Milholland, MS, RDN
Michelle Milholland, MS, RDN

Michelle Milholland 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.