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Cornell University    
  Jan 22, 2018
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 3310 - Nutrient Metabolism

Spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Forbidden Time Overlap: NS 1220 .
Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300  or BIOMG 3310 , or NS 3200 , or equivalent. Enrollment limited to: senior, junior, or sophomore students.

L. Qi.

Examines the biochemical and physiological bases of human nutritional requirements. Uses an integrated approach to cover the digestion and metabolism of nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, vitamins, and minerals). Metabolic and chronic diseases related to nutrition are discussed throughout the semester. Discussion sections provide an opportunity to examine in greater depth selected topics from lecture.

Outcome 1: The student should be able to understand the integration of nutrient metabolism and the control of energy metabolism, be able to explain much of the effects of diet, exercise, disease, fasting/feeding, weight loss/gain with these principles.

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