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BIOL 222

BIOL 222 Human Nutrition
3 Credits

This is an introductory course to human nutrition. The basic principles of human physiological processes are covered as far as they relate to nutrition. This includes an overview of carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. The water and fat soluble vitamins and their role in metabolism are examined. The mechanisms and nutritional aspects of water, electrolyte and mineral balances are covered. These basic concepts are integrated in the study of energy balance, weight control and its relation to physical exercise. Additional topics include variations in nutritional needs during life, alcohol, food additives, eating disorders, food preservation and safety.

Chemistry 11 and BIOL 101 and BIOL 102; or BIOL 131 and BIOL 132

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