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Catalog 2015-2016 
Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO-2160 - Principles of Nutrition (3)

Prerequisite: Take 1 group; BIO 1020  BIO 1020L BIO 1040  BIO 1040L ; or  BIO 1060  BIO 1060L  

Basic principles of human nutrition as applied to the maintenance of health and disease prevention are studied. Topics include nutritional requirements at different developmental stages: digestion, absorption, storage, and metabolism of major nutrients; energy balance and caloric requirements; and hormonal influences on metabolism. Also covered are examples of nutrition-related dysfunctions. Students work individually and in groups on a range of topics including dietary needs assessment, caloric expenditure, effect of diet on growth and development, and dietary surveys. This course is intended for students with an interest in health services. Credit for this course may be earned through departmental examination.

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