BCH 306 Course Synopsis

Courses Code: BCH 306

Course Title: NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY

Number of unit : 2 Units

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COURSE DETAILS

Course Coordinator: Prof. (Mrs) BALOGUN Elizabeth A

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Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Biochemistry

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COURSE SYNOPSIS

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

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