NUTR 212

NUTR 212– BASIC NUTRITION (3Cr:3Lec,0Lab,0Tut):
This course overview the physiological needs for energy, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamin and minerals. The the mechanisms of action of macronutrients and micronutrients, food sources, and the recommended intakes of carbohydrates, protein, fat, individual vitamins and individual minerals will be covered. The relationships between diet and specific lifestyle diseases as well as the deficiency or over intake of each nutrient will be stressed on.