Nutrition is the study and practice of weight control through healthy eating habits, stress management and exercise physiology. Those interested in nutrition are often intrigued by the biomechanics of the human body. Today, nutritionists are employed by hospitals, weight loss clinics, schools and even zoos. Nutrition experts are often skilled in basic body physiology as well as chemical reactions as food types and principles
- Students planning to transfer to a 4-year College or University should complete a(n) AA degree at GCC.
- Students planning to transfer to ASU may refer to the appropriate Maricopa-ASU Partnership Program (MAPP) below for guidance in selecting courses towards their AA degree.
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Food and Nutrition related careers include research, dietetics, and the various areas of the food and beverage industry. Employment of registered dietitians remains strong because of their increasing importance as members of the health care team. Opportunities in the food service industry are numerous and varied.
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