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DTM 354 - Modified Diets

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
An assessment of special diets, using the approved diet manual, a review of food guidelines and hints for making modified diets more appetizing.
Competencies
  1. Identify major functions of key nutrients
  2. Apply the Food Group Guide to menu planning
  3. Write routine modified diets specific to disease conditions using approved diet manual with guidance from a licensed dietician
  4. Use the exchange system for diabetic diets
  5. Calculate nutritive value of menus
  6. Identify ways to supplement diet using nourishments
  7. Select seasonings and garnishes appropriate for modified diets
  8. Discuss nutritive value variance related to food processing



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