Discover the fundamental principles of nutrition and its impact on our daily lives. The course provides an overview of nutrients and how they work in the body. Topics will include vitamins and minerals, carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, metabolism, digestion, absorption and energy balance. An examination of how fitness, diet and wellness connect for making healthy decisions and achieving health goals. NHW 100 is a pre-requisite for NHW 102 and NHW 103.