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The basic principles of human nutrition are investigated, emphasizing the nutrients, food sources, and their utilization in the body for growth and health throughout life.

This course also assesses contemporary nutrition issues. A comparative view of nutrition as it relates to the treatment of disease, this course emphasizes the evaluation of assessment data, the nutrition care process, methods of nutrition support, food and drug interactions and applications of nutrition interventions for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and biliary tract, pancreas, metabolic stress, anemia, heart failure and transplant, pulmonary disorders, cancer, HIV infections, renal disease and metabolic disorders.

This course also covers the importance of 1/ 5 Nutraceuticals in the diet regimen and the role of the pharmacist in clinical nutrition.