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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HERS 384 - Advanced Nutrition

(3 S.H.)

This course introduces and reinforces student knowledge of scientifically-based topics such as digestion and metabolism of nutrients, nutritional genomics, epigenetics, and functional foods. The course also explores issues related to safety and efficacy of health claims such as those pertaining to popular diets, nutraceuticals, and how they may apply to various populations. Evidence-based nutrition practice and how society regulates application of this scientific evidence is addressed. Prerequisites: ✽ HERS 205 - Nutrition for Lifetime Wellness  BIOL 211 - Anatomy and Physiology I  and BIOL 212 - Anatomy and Physiology II ; CHEM 210 - General, Organic, and Biochemistry  or CHEM 212 - Principles of Chemistry I  and CHEM 213 - Principles of Chemistry II ; and admission to the nutrition minor. Grade only. Offered annually. Note: Nursing students may enroll, pending available seating.

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