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Last approved: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:21:20 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (EXNS)
Nutrition Sciences II
Nutrition Sciences II
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EXNS 2114


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EXSC 2115 - Nutrition Sciences II
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Advanced study of how micronutrients (e.g. vitamins and minerals) are digested, absorbed, and metabolized by the human body. The unique functions of each essential micronutrient and nutrient-nutrient interactions supporting organ systems and metabolism. Other topics include hydration, functional ingredients, food additives, dietary supplements, food safety, lifecycle nutrition, and global micronutrient initiatives.
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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