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EXNS 2115 : Nutrition Sciences II
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (EXNS)
EXNS
2114
Nutrition Sciences I
Nutrition Sciences I
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
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BISC 1115 and 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126, EXNS 1110, and EXNS 1111
Corequisites

30

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EXSC 2114 - Nutrition Sciences I
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Study of macronutrients (carbohydrate, fat, and protein) and how they are digested, absorbed, and metabolized by the human body. The unique functions and dietary applications of each macronutrient and its requirements, as well as how macronutrients are implicated in disease pathology, prevention, and management. Hormonal control of blood sugar levels, appetite, and satiety. Other topics include weight management, meal planning, fat and carbohydrate substitutes, alcohol metabolism, dietary guidelines, food labeling, and sports nutrition.
1. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic concepts of cellular and molecular physiology, human anatomy & physiology, nutrition, and psychology 2. Students will organize and internalize this knowledge and understanding in adopting lifestyle choices that promote health and wellness 3. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic research and statistical methods 4. Students will evaluate and critique the current scientific literature for quality of evidence and for relevance to theory and practice 5. Students will demonstrate the ability to separate complex scientific concepts into components in order to communicate effectively with different lay audiences in the community
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