Course Description for Advanced Nutrition Science I
Advanced Nutrition Science I
Prerequisites: HUN 2201 (grade of B or higher), CHM 2045, CHM 2045L, BSC2085C (grade of B or higher), BSC2086C (grade of B or higher)
Co-requisites: FSS 1202, FSS 1202L, BSH 3023C (all may be taken earlier)
Description: This course covers the advanced study of macronutrients (carbohydrates proteins and lipids) fiber and energy as well as their function in relation to human requirements. Advanced concepts of macronutrients and fiber digestion, absorption and metabolism, as well as energy metabolism, food sources, human requirements and biochemical markers of nutrient deficiency/excess will be discussed. The concepts of energy balance, regulation of food intake, overnutrition, disordered eating, chronic disease (diabetes, hypoglycemia, obesity and cardiovascular diseases), physical activity and its implications for human health will be covered.