BIO 487 Nutritional Science

This course presents an overview of the science of human nutrition, including the basics of protein, carbohydrate, lipid, vitamin, mineral and water pharmacodynamics along with an in-depth understanding of nutrient metabolism as it relate to the microbiome. An analysis of the relationship of diet to various health issues, including but not limited to metabolic, auto-immune, neurological diseases and cancer will be covered. Students will learn the elements of nutritional analysis by evaluating their personal diets.




BIO 181 and BIO 291


Biological Sciences Program

Typically Offered Periods

Spring Semester