Courses of Study 2018-2019 
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Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 4410 - Nutrition and Disease

Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: Biochemistry (can be taken concurrently if student is a Senior).

L. Barre.

Principles of nutrition, biochemistry, physiology, genetics, pathology, and pharmacology are combined to understand disease risk, prevention, progression, and management. Lecture offers opportunities for the class to engage in the discussion of original research articles on topics of high current interest in the area of nutrition and health.

Outcome 1: Show a working knowledge of the pathophysiology, and altered metabolism, that occurs in various disease states.

Outcome 2: Identify targets for disease prevention and/or treatment and provide the rationale for the selection.

Outcome 3: Recognize and define key terms that are integral to understanding disease pathology, risk, and progression.

Outcome 4: Know and understand the rationale for nutritional strategies aimed at health promotion, disease prevention and/or treatment.

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