Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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HUN1201 - Elements of Nutrition (AA)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Description:
This course provides an in-depth view of digestion, absorption, the metabolic pathways of the nutrients and hormonal regulation of these pathways. Factors related to regulating energy needs, current government dietary guidelines, specific lifecycle needs and research-based standards for analyzing nutrient adequacy are examined. Concerns with food-borne illness and water contamination are also reviewed. (*)

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