Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism

Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism
Biochemical and metabolic processes and interrelationships among nutrients.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNDFS 200 & PDBIO 305 & CHEM 285; or NDFS 200 & PDBIO 305 & CHEM 481
 TaughtFall, Spring
 ProgramsContaining NDFS 435
Course Outcomes

Scientific Research and Writing

Demonstrate ability to search, interpret, and summarize original scientific information in an efficiently written scientific paper.

Nutrient Chemical Structure and Metabolism

Demonstrate knowledge of nutrient chemical structures, food sources, digestion, absorption, transport, metabolism and functions, and the metabolic consequences of nutrient deficiencies, interactions, imbalances and toxicities.

Experimental Design

Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate design for scientific experiments.

Biochemical Functions and Pathways

Understand the biochemical functions and pathways of nutrients in the body.

Nutrient Metabolism and Body Homeostasis

Identify physiological, biochemical and metabolic changes associated with deficient nutrient intake, excessive nutrient intake and selected metabolic diseases.