Scientific Research and Communications
Demonstrate ability to search, interpret, and summarize original scientific information
Nutrient Chemical Structure and Metabolism
Demonstrate knowledge of the chemical structure of nutrients, their food sources, the scientific basis for nutrition requirements, digestion, absorption, transport, metabolism and functions, and the metabolic consequences of nutrient deficiencies, interactions, imbalances and toxicities.
Biochemical Functions and Pathways
Understand the biochemical functions and pathways of nutrients in the body.
Physiological and Biochemical Changes in the Body
Identify possible physiological and biochemical changes in the body associated with deficient or excessive nutrient intakes.
Understand the role of enzyme kinetics, structure, and active sites in catalyzing biochemical reactions.