Courses Code: BCH 306
Course Title: NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY
Number of unit : 2 Units
Course Coordinator: Prof. (Mrs) BALOGUN Elizabeth A
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Biochemistry
Other Lecturer :
Food nutrients. Energy values of foods and energy expenditure by mammals. Nutritive value of foods – carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, mineral elements and water. Nutritional disorders, prevention and therapy. Nutritional status and nutritional requirements. Recommended dietary allowances. Assessment of nutritional status. Nutrient requirements in relation to physical activity and ageing; diet and disease, obesity and under-nutrition.
BCH 306 – NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY