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▲ SC 103 - Nutrition

( 3 :3 :0 ) 4 credits

This course introduces students to the biochemical basis of nutrient action. Topics include the structure, function and metabolism of the three primary nutrients—carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins, as well as the interaction of various enzymes, vitamins, and hormones on food metabolism. Physiology of nutrient deficiencies and study in methods of research in nutrition are also covered. Laboratory experiments include chemical analysis of major nutrients, measurement of kilocalories, metric units, and percentages of nutrients.


Prerequisites:  MA 025 Accelerated Algebra, MA 025A Algebra A, MA 025B Algebra B or test placement