• Course Code: NUTR415
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

The course focuses on the role of nutrition in the development of non communicable diseases such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, osteoporosis and obesity. The course emphasizes the increasing prevalence of non communicable diseases in developing and developed countries, the factors enhancing the prevalence and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment. Pre-req: NUTR 310, NUTR 315.