Foods and Nutrition is the science of nutrients in food and their actions within the body. Students study the role of foods and nutrients in both health promotion and disease treatment as well as the psychological and cultural factors that influence our food choices. The Foods and Nutrition program at UPEI is accredited by the Dietitians of Canada. This national accreditation is evidence of the high quality program offered at UPEI.
Foods and Nutrition courses offered at UPEI include:
Students must also take courses such as Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physiology, Anatomy, and Math.
Check out the UPEI Calendar for course descriptions, and read information about the courses required for a major in Foods and Nutrition. Students interested in international learning experiences should contact their faculty advisor and check out possible international exchange opportunities well ahead of time.
For information on the requirements to complete the Honours thesis program in Foods and Nutrition, please check out the handbook link under "AHS Student Information".