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Nutrient Metabolism

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: BIOL 231, BIOL 232, CHEM 223, NUTR 111/112, and consent of the instructor. Considers nutritional biochemistry and the metabolic role of nutrients throughout the human life cycle. Studies recommended intakes of nutrients, along with the complete cycle of nutrient ingestion, absorption, utilization, and excretion. Examines advanced concepts in physiology and biochemistry in order to explain nutrient function and interdependence. Includes three-hour lecture plus two-hour laboratory. Fung.

Course details

  • Course number: NUTR-311
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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