BIO-107L - Lab: World Food Habits and Sustainability

1 credits

This lab provides an introduction to changes in human food habits in relation to human evolution. Students will explore human diet from around the world with special focus on nutrition which includes the study of carbohydrates, fats, proteinsand other nutrients. Students will also gain a workable knowledge of digestion, absorption, metabolism, nutrition guidlines, food preserversation, fermentation and sustainability of food systems. The lab will be supplemented by several field trips to institutions and farms to study applications of food biotechnology and effects of climate change on food sustainability.

Corequisite(s): BIO 107 

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.