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2021-2022 Catalog
HUN 6285: Nutrition and Metabolism I

Course Description for Nutrition and Metabolism I

HUN6285: 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.