NTR 503 : Nutrition Metabolism II: Micronutrients
Continuation of Nutrition Metabolism I: Macronutrients. The functions of the micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) in the human organism for normal nutrition are explored. Emphasis is placed on interactions and interrelationships of the nutrients at the organism and cellular levels. The rationale for dietary goals and determination of human nutrient needs are explained. Relevance of nutritional needs/problems will be discussed.