Dec 08, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
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CHEM 000/5220 - Life Cycle Nutrition (3 cr.)



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Analysis & application of the physiological, biological and biochemical basis for differences in nutritional requirements throughout the principle stages of the life cycle - pregnancy, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, older adulthood and the ways in which social & environmental factors influence nutritional status at each stage. This course provides an overview of nutrition during each life stage, commencing in utero, and continuing throughout the life cycle. It will discuss the biology of development, growth, maturation and aging and its impact on nutrition requirements, how to assess diet and nutrition status and how nutritional requirements can be achieved in the context of each major life stage.



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