Description: Lecture, two hours. Critical graduate-level analysis of primary prevention strategies involving nutrition using population-based and clinical approaches to nursing care of diverse populations. Nutrition is considered in relation to prevention of disease and recovery from disease. Covers biological, public health, and clinical aspects of major macro- and micronutrients, obesity, malnutrition, dietary assessment, nutritional therapies, and exercise using candidate disease approach. Examination of influences of overarching political, societal, and governmental systems within U.S. and outside U.S. on observed nutritional patterns. Letter grading.