NS 3310

NS 3310

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Examines the biochemical, physiological, molecular and genomic aspects of human nutrition. Covers the topics of food sources, digestion, metabolism and function of nutrients (i.e., carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, and minerals). Metabolic and chronic diseases related to nutrition are discussed throughout the semester. Discussion sections provide an opportunity to examine in greater depth selected topics from lecture.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: senior, junior, or sophomore students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3310, or NS 3200, or equivalent.

  • Students should be able to describe: 1) dietary sources and functions of major nutrients, and how they are metabolized in the body; 2) nutrient requirements and consequences of deficiency; 3) effects of caloric restriction, genetic impairments, fasting/feeding, exercise, weight loss/gain and illness on metabolic pathways and fuel utilization; and 4) the relationships between nutrient intake and health outcomes.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 12829 NS 3310   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3310, or NS 3200, or equivalent. Enrollment not open to freshmen students. NOTE: You must enroll in a discussion section to be auto-enrolled into the lecture. If you are not able to enroll, please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2) for a PIN number.

  • 12830 NS 3310   DIS 201