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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Culture, Nutrition and Health

NUTRITN 575

How culture and ethnicity affect dietary practices and health in the U.S. Influence of food security, acculturation, and politics on food availability, food practices, and health outcomes. Health and health disparities in different cultural/ethnic groups, including overview of epigenetics. Emphasis on cross-cultural communication to address health and nutrition concerns.
Course Details

Spring 2021

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Feb 1, 2021 - May 4, 2021
Tonce Jackson
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84494
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Base Cost: $1,866 ($622/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Feb 01, 2021
End date: May 04, 2021
Last day to add: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Mar 29, 2021
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