You will develop an understanding of the role of nutrition as it relates to
general and oral health and disease. Through your studies you will acquire
knowledge of the standards and guidelines for planning and assessing the
nutritional adequacy of diets. You will learn about the function and dietary
sources of the major nutrients. You will discuss the nutritional needs
throughout the lifecycle as well as nutrition-related oral health issues.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.