36.563 Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and Minerals

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4842
Status Active

Provides a foundation for understanding the role of vitamins and minerals in human nutrition. Emphasis is placed on their roles in human biochemistry and physiology. The mechanism of action for each nutrient is examined. The course will explore the effects of nutrient deficiency, and identify the best dietary sources for each vitamin and mineral.