Courses of Study 2015-2016 
    
    Oct 17, 2018  
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 4310 - Mineral Nutrition and Chronic Disease


     
Fall. 3 credits.

Recommended prerequisite: NS 3310 .

C. McCormick.

Evaluate the evidence from primary literature that dietary calcium, sodium, and iron play an important role in the development of osteoporosis, hypertension, and anemia, respectively. An additional goal of the course is to review the molecular processes that are involved in the homeostasis of each mineral and the recommendations for daily nutrient intakes. Class discussion of key research articles is conducted and evaluated.

Outcome 1: Describe experimental evidence (and strategies) regarding the relationship between diet and the chronic diseases, osteoporosis and hypertension.

Outcome 2: Describe how homeostasis of calcium, sodium and iron is achieved.



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