The learner will get a better understanding of the proper role that nutrition plays in the health and well-being of seniors who are utilizing the services of the congregate nutrition program. The fundamentals of proper nutrition will be explored and examined in this course.
The congregate nutrition program has a primary role of providing healthy, nutritious meals to those who are 60 years of age and older. Therefore, understanding the nutrient makeup of meals is vital in ensuring that the US Government’s recommendations of nutrient values are evident in the meal preparation and meals served. This course will be a fundamental primer on nutrition basics.