NYU Steinhardt

Environmental Effects on Food and Nutrition

  • Course Number: NUTR-GE 2044
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course addresses the emerging field of "Econutrition:" the effects of food production, distribution, & marketing on nutrition & the environment & vice versa. It deals with biological & environmental factors that affect the nutrient content, value & safety of food in the human body: heat, light, irradiation, oxidation, bioavailability, biotechnology, & other such factors. It also considers the effects of food processing, preservation & fabrication.
  • Old Course Number: E33.2044