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    Saybrook University
   
 
  Apr 09, 2020
 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [Archived Catalog]

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IFN 5688 - Advanced Nutritional Biochemistry—Macronutrients


Understanding root cause of disease requires an understanding of cellular metabolism and the network of pathways that connect systems. This course takes an applied approach to studying how biochemical reactions of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins within the cell affect whole body health.  Homeostatic mechanisms regulating macronutrient metabolism and the cellular and systemic responses to nutritional imbalances are studied in the context of several common diseases. Methods to assess macronutrient requirements and status are incorporated throughout the course. Prerequisite(s): IFN 5520  (or documentation of 3 credits of college-level nutrition coursework), IFN 5703  (or documentation of 3 credits of college-level biochemistry or organic chemistry, IFN 5704  (or documentation of 3 credits of college-level Anatomy/Physiology). 3 credit(s)
Offered: Fall A/B, Spring A/B Course Length: 15 weeks No RC required.




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