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NU 050: Principles of Nutritional Medicine


Course No: NU 050

Department: Nutritional Medicine

Units: 4

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Description: The student will learn the basics of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of nutrients in the human body and the role of vitamins and minerals in these processes. The course is a study of nutrients known to be essential in human metabolism and the postulated uses of these substances on a biochemical basis, their interrelationships and how excesses and deficiencies may manifest in the body. The course also covers fad and blood type diets, diets for reducing and eliminating, and diets for eliminating candida and other parasites.