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Nutrition and Metabolism

Nutrition and Metabolism

This course will give you a general overview of nutrient uptake, metabolism and bioenergetics. You’ll learn about cellular metabolism, including the generation of energy from major dietary components: carbohydrate, protein and lipid, the biosynthesis of carbohydrates, lipids and nucleotides, and amino acid metabolism. You’ll learn about the role of hormones in metabolic regulation and the importance of balanced nutrition.

Unit Code: SCBCH2002

Credit Points: 15