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.

Graduate standing.


FSHN 530 (Principles of Nutrition Science & Metabolism).


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, nutrition coaching, community nutrition, nutrition education, and online curriculum development. Her primary interests include health promotion, chronic disease prevention, and best practices in online education. She has been teaching nutrition courses online since 2011.

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