Nutrition and Metabolism
- Lecture/Discussion: 3
This course examines the fundamental principles of nutrition and metabolism, including a review of the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids, and how these macronutrients are utilized as substrates in human metabolic pathways. Topics may include differences in substrate metabolism with aging, gender, exercise, and hormone regulation. Current research will be used to critically evaluate contemporary perspectives on nutrition.