HNSC 4211 Advanced Nutrition I

3 hours; 3 credits

Biochemical and physiological functions of the nutrients with an emphasis on the interaction between micronutrient function and macronutrient metabolism, including the roles of vitamin D and B6 in protein metabolism, and the B vitamins in energy metabolism. Nutrient-gene interactions in humans. Metabolic interrelationships applied to the study of human nutrition. Nutrient requirements of individuals in various environments and, where feasible, stages of life; dietary, biochemical, and clinical methods of appraisal, and mechanisms responsible for clinical symptoms of deficiency. (Not open to students who have taken Health and Nutrition Sciences 4210.)

Prerequisites: Health and Nutrition Sciences 2210, 3210, 3300.

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