The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Natural Sciences

Nutrition Lab/Food Analysis Lab

The Lebanese American University’s Byblos campus is home to state-of-the-art equipment to support practical teaching in nutrition, dietetics, human physiology and community nutrition services. Our laboratories aim to provide hands-on experience and give students the opportunity to learn and improve competency-based skills in nutrition assessment and diagnostic techniques.

Nutrition Lab

Our nutrition labs feature an Indirect Calorimeter, various Body Composition Analyzers, anthropometric measurement tools (scales, hand dynamometer, tapes, height scale, etc…), nutrient analysis computer software, various models of food that can be used for education in food portion size/control, and health promotion props and models.

Food Analysis Lab

The food analysis laboratory aims to provide a hands-on, food-related experience and improve the experiential learning ability of nutrition students. The lab includes state-of-the-art food analysis equipment such as a protein analyzer, fibertherm, fat analyzer, moisture analyzer, water activity meter, hydrometers, and refractometers, among others. 

 


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