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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (EXNS)
PUBH
6619
Fundamentals of Nutrition Science
Fundamentals of Nutrition Sci
Spring 2017
0,3
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Discussion Group
Lecture
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50
Allison Meni
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The fundamental scientific principles of human nutrition; improving diet and nutritional status in the broader context of public health; nutrition assessment, study designs in nutrition science research, the role of nutrition in chronic disease, and current topics in nutrition science.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

1. Discuss the scientific basis for current nutritional recommendations.

2. Describe the structure, function, digestion, absorption, metabolism, and interplay of macronutrients and micronutrients.

3. Analyze the role of the diet in the maintenance of health and the prevention of disease.

4. Evaluate and interpret journal articles in the nutrition science literature.

5. Develop rigorous, scientifically-sound approaches to address key knowledge gaps in nutrition science.
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