This is an introductory course in human nutrition. The course includes the study of the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract and the chemistry, metabolism and biological roles of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins. Nutritional requirements for human growth, development, energy and longevity are covered as well as both the environmental and genetic basis of nutritional disorders and nutritional individuality.
BIOL 113 (C-) or BIOL 111 (C-), and Chemistry 11
BIOL 202 is an approved Science course. BIOL 202 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.
There is no laboratory for this course.