Course Description for Nutrition and Metabolism I
Nutrition and Metabolism I
Prerequisites: HSC 4572 and BCH 3023C. Biochemical function of nutrients, biological variability and adaptation, macro-nutrient metabolism, energetics, food thermogenesis, mitochondrial oxidation, production and storage of energy are studied. Carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins, cholesterol, phospholipid, omega-3 fatty acids, prostoglandins, and other recently described essential nutrients are covered.