FNH 121 - Basic Nutrition
Focuses on the science of nutrition as it relates to maintenance of health. Introduces composition, functions, daily requirements, food sources, and clinical deficiencies/excesses of each nutrient. Covers the nutritional process of digestion, absorption and metabolism. Discusses individuals, populations and communities at risk for the maintenance of health and prevention of disease by relating specific disease entities to the dietary modifications. Addresses the role of nutrition in alternative medicine. Introduces nutrient requirements throughout the life cycle. Provides tools to evaluate and analyze personal nutrition.
Credits: 2(Lec: 2)
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