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DHY:259Dental Nutrition & Biochemistry2

Dental Nutrition & Biochemistry introduces the concepts of biochemistry required for a clear understanding of nutrition. Major topics of the course include energy balance and the chemistry, digestion and metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Emphasis is on the importance and function of nutrients for health and disease prevention and the relationship of nutrition to oral health. Prerequisites: DHY 172, DHY 273, Current CPR-Basic Life Support with AED Certification and Reading Proficiency.