University of Guelph 2001-2002 Undergraduate Calendar

Nutrition

Department of Animal and Poultry Science.

Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

NUTR*1010 Nutrition and Society F,W(3-0). [0.50].

The significance of nutrition in terms of individuals and societies throughout the world. Factors involved in the application of knowledge of nutritional needs and food selection. Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition. (Also offered through distance education format.)

Exclusions: NUTR*2010

NUTR*2050 Family and Community Nutrition F(3-0). [0.50].

Nutritional needs through the life cycle and their significance in family and community health. Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.(Also offered through distance education format.)

Prerequisites: NUTR*1010

Exclusions: NUTR*3010

NUTR*2150 Introduction to Nutritional and Food Sciences F(3-0). [0.50].

This interdisciplinary course provides an introduction to the Food and Nutritional Sciences from both historical and modern perspectives. Major themes are the nutritional and functional properties of food, nutrient assimilation, food preservation and safety, and the interactions between food processing, diets and health. The course is co-operatively taught by the Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences and the Department of Food Science. (Also listed as FOOD*2150.)

Prerequisites: (CHEM*1040 or CHEM*1300 ), (1 of BIOL*1040, BOT*1150, MICRO*1000, ZOO*1020)

Equates: FOOD*2010, FOOD*2150

NUTR*3040 Nutritional Aspects of Human Disease I W(3-0). [0.50].

Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and role of nutrition in the prevention and management of several major chronic conditions including cardiovascular diseases, disorders of energy balance and diabetes mellitus, with emphasis on high risk individual management approaches. Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Prerequisites: BIOM*3100, CHEM*3560, NUTR*2050, (NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210)

Restrictions: registration is limited to students registered in the Applied Human Nutrition Major

NUTR*3190 Fundamentals of Nutrition F,W(3-3). [0.50].

This is the foundation course for the study of nutrition. The occurrence, uptake and metabolic role of nutrients will be discussed in relation to growth, reproduction and longevity in human subjects, domestic animals and other species; principles of experimentation and the use of analytical techniques to monitor the metabolic fate of nutrients; the integration of chemical analyses of nutrients with physiological measurements; the use of experimental animals for the detection of toxicants and nutrient deficiencies. Limited to students who require NUTR*3190 as part of their degree program. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: CHEM*2580

Restrictions: NUTR*3210

NUTR*3210 Fundamentals of Nutrition F,W(3-0). [0.50].

This is the foundation course for the study of nutrition. The occurrence, uptake and metabolic role of nutrients will be discussed in relation to growth, reproduction and longevity in human subjects, domestic animals and other species. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: CHEM*2580

Restrictions: NUTR*3190

NUTR*3330 Micronutrients, Phytochemicals and Health F(3-0). [0.50].

The course emphasizes the biochemical basis for the dietary essentiality of vitamins and minerals. The course extends the fundamentals of nutrition to include conditional essentiality of micronutrients, biochemical individuality and the use of micronutrient supplementation to promote human and animal health. Both plant and animal sources of nutrients are discussed. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210

NUTR*3340 Nutrition of Fish and Crustacea W(3-0). [0.50].

The nutrition of fish and crustaceans with emphasis on those species used in aquaculture. Nutritional biochemistry, nutritional pathology and comparative nutrition of cold blooded, ammonotelic animals mainly carnivorous, contrasted with warm blooded ureotelic omnivores. Department of Animal and Poultry Science. (Offered in even-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210

NUTR*3350 Wildlife Nutrition W(3-0). [0.50].

A study of the nutrition of avian and mammalian wildlife with emphasis on North American species. The role of nutrition in survival and population growth of wildlife in their natural habitat. Formulation of diets for wild species in captivity. Department of Animal and Poultry Science.

Prerequisites: NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210

NUTR*4010 Nutritional Assessment F(3-3). [0.75].

Principles and methods used in nutritional assessment of individuals and populations in health and disease states. Dietary, anthropometric and biochemical techniques will be primary components. Nutritional screening, advanced techniques for body composition assessment, physical exam and clinical indicators will also be addressed. Laboratories will provide the students with hands-on training of diet and anthropometric methods. Cases will be used to develop the understanding of the concepts discussed in lectures and expand on the ethical treatment of individual and group data. Significant independent learning will be required. Course jointly offered by the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition and the Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: NUTR*2050, (NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210)

Restrictions: Registration is limited to students registered in the 4th year of the Applied Human Nutrition Major.

NUTR*4020 Nutrition, Growth and Development W(3-0). [0.50].

Relation of nutritional and environmental factors to physical and mental aspects of human growth and development through the life cycle. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: (NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210), (HK*3940 or permission of the instructor)

NUTR*4040 Nutritional Aspects of Human Disease II F(3-3). [0.75].

A continuation of NUTR*3040. This lecture and laboratory based course is concerned with the application of nutrition to clinical problems. Methods and content of medical nutrition therapy in prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal, renal, hepatic diseases and catabolic states will be emphasized. Ethical issues in nutrition management of disease and health professional practice will be addressed. A case study based course. Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Prerequisites: NUTR*3040, BIOM*3110

Restrictions: registration is limited to students registered in the 4th year of the Applied Human Nutrition Major

NUTR*4070 Nutrition Education F(3-0). [0.50].

Methods and approaches in nutrition education. Community programs in nutrition for different age groups; dietary counselling; nutrition education in the preschool, in prenatal and other specialized programs. Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Prerequisites: FRHD*3400, NUTR*2050

NUTR*4090 Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals W(3-0). [0.50].

The course examines the relation of functional foods and nutraceuticals (FFN) to foods and drugs. The safety and efficacy of individual FFN products, and the regulatory issues that influence the development and commercialization of FFN in global markets are emphasized. The course is co-operatively taught by the Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences and the Department of Food Science. (Also listed as FOOD*4090.)

Prerequisites: NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210

Equates: FOOD*4090

NUTR*4200 Nutrition and Immune Function W(3-0). [0.50].

This course integrates existing knowledge in several areas - nutrition, metabolism and immunology. Of particular interest are the underlying mechanisms of nutritional immunomodulation with particular reference to the human problem of protein-energy malnutrition. Food sensitivities and the immunological functions of milk will also be considered. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences. (Offered in odd-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210

NUTR*4210 Nutrition, Exercise and Energy Metabolism F(3-0). [0.50].

Energy metabolism will be considered under the headings: thermodynamic principles, energy deposition and hormonal control of metabolism; nutrition, exercise and environmental influences on energy balance and enzyme adaptation; nutrition and exercise in the control of body composition. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: (NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210), HK*3940

NUTR*4320 Nutrition and Metabolic Control in Disease W(3-0). [0.50].

A discussion of disorders of metabolism, either inherited or acquired, in which nutrition plays a major role in the etiology, pathogenesis, or treatment. The nutritional control of the affected metabolic pathways and the interaction of nutrition with exercise, drugs and gene therapy will be presented. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210

NUTR*4330 Applied Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences F(2-3). [0.50].

Laboratory and other investigational techniques are covered, together with their underlying concepts. The course is designed to enhance understanding of the design and use of nutraceuticals for human and animal health. Limited to students in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences Major. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: NUTR*3190, NUTR*3330, HK*3940

NUTR*4350 Current Issues I F(3-0). [0.50].

This course discusses controversial and/or emerging topics in Human Biology and Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences. Topics of current interest will be announced during the course selection period. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: NUTR*3210, HK*3940, permission of the instructor

NUTR*4360 Current Issues II W(3-0). [0.50].

This course discusses controversial and/or emerging topics in Human Biology and Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences. Topics of current interest will be announced during the course selection period. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences.

Prerequisites: NUTR*3210, HK*3940, permission of the instructor

NUTR*4510 Toxicological Aspects of Nutrition W(3-0). [0.50].

The occurrence, metabolism and nutritional implications of non-nutrients, additives and environmental pollutants in foods and feeds. Influence of drugs, environmental contaminants and natural toxicants on nutritional requirements. Department of Human Biology and Nutritional Sciences. (Offered in even-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: NUTR*3190 or NUTR*3210

NUTR*4810 Applied Human Nutrition Thesis I (3-0). [0.50].

Planning, developing and writing a research proposal under individual faculty supervision. Topic to be decided by the student in consultation with the supervisory faculty member before course selection or registration period. Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Prerequisites: FRHD*3070, NUTR*2050, NUTR*3040, consent of the instructor

NUTR*4850 Field Experience in Nutrition Education W(2-4). [0.50].

Supervised experience in nutrition education and seminar. Students will apply principles of program planning, nutrition education theory and professional behaviour in a community setting. Placements may be arranged in institutional or community health settings, educational facilities, social services, or food industry. Seminar topics include professional ethics, exploring values, and issues management. Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Prerequisites: FRHD*3400, NUTR*4040, NUTR*4070

Restrictions instructor consent required

NUTR*4900 Selected Topics in Human Nutrition W(3-0). [0.50].

Reading and discussion on selected areas in human nutrition and its application; formal class reports and term papers. Primarily for Applied Human Nutrition majors. Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition.

Prerequisites: FRHD*3070, NUTR*3040, NUTR*4010

Restrictions: Registration is limited to students registered in the 4th year of the Applied Human Nutrition Major.

NUTR*4910 Applied Human Nutrition Thesis II (6-0). [1.00].

The student will conduct and write an undergraduate thesis under the direction of a faculty member.

Prerequisites: NUTR*4810

Exclusions: NUTR*4911:2



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