Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Health and Social Impact - Nutrition

BIOL 3227  Nutrition


BIOL-2706 or BIOL-2116 or permission of the instructor.


BIOL 4227 and PHED 4227 if taken in 2010 or 2011


Three hours per week.




Students examine the digestion and absorption of macronutrients and micronutrients and their effect on human health and disease. Students analyze the nutrients we consume in terms of their role in building the various tissues and organs of the human body from a biochemical perspective. Students evaluate sources of nutrition with emphasis placed on a comparison of plant and animal products.

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