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Dietary Supplements

Course ID#: MFC 141

Credits: 1


Course Description:

This course will review the history of dietary supplements. Topics that will be covered include the various forms, doses, claimed uses, and possible adverse effects of the most popular dietary supplements. The possible underlying mechanisms will be critiqued. Populations that may be benefited or harmed will be identified. After completing the course, the student will be able to judge health claims and assess risks with the most popular dietar supplements. Students will be evaluated by an online multiple choice test for each supplement and a short review of a supplement not covered or more details on one present.


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