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Maritsa Vlahos, Bachelor of Applied Science, Child, Youth and Family. Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute, Scarborough, ON.

Applied Human Nutrition

Learn about the physical, social and psychological impact of the food we eat in Applied Human Nutrition. Explore healthy lifestyles; the effects of personal circumstances on eating habits; the effect of disease and how poor eating habits contribute to illness. Diverse courses shape the skills you need to work in a variety of settings to address nutrition issues. Add the Area of Emphasis in Dietetics to this major as a first step if you are interested in a career as a registered dietition. This dietetic education program is an accredited program recognized by the Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) and prepares students for eligibility for registraion with a provincial dietetics regulatory body.

You might also be interested in studying Food Science (B.Sc.); Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences (B.Sc.); or select from our other majors

Sample Careers

  • Registered dietitian
  • Fitness consulting
  • Food policy analyst
  • Research
  • Public Health

For More Information

For more information, please visit:

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1