BIO 425 Mammalian Nutrition

Explores the chemical properties, metabolism and function of macronutrients, micronutrients, and phytonutrients, and their roles in development and disease in mammals (including humans, farm animals, and model organisms).  This course includes analysis of energy balance, food choice, food security, and food technology.  Students will use evidence from primary literature to discuss ethical issues related to nutrition, including impacts on food production, healthcare, and the environment.


3 credits


Chem 211, Chem 211L, and completion of a minimum of one upper level Biology or Biochemistry course.


Spring, odd years

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