HNSC 4212 Advanced Nutrition II
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 role of thiamin in carbohydrate metabolism, and iron and copper in lipid 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.