NST10_Spr08_Syllabus - NST 10 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN...

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NST 10 – INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN NUTRITION DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES & TOXICOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY SPRING 2008 Lecture: Monday & Wednesday, 1:10 – 2:00 pm Discussion Section: 50-minute discussion each week, please see your schedule for date/time/location Professor: Nancy Amy, office hours by appointment, Room 221 Morgan Hall NST10 COURSE OVERVIEW: The goals for this course are for each student to individually assess his or her own diet and to be able to make informed decisions concerning foods. We will focus on the relationship between diet and health, and how the human body responds to different diets and food components, including protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamins, minerals, water, and alcohol. We discuss the role of diet in disease and optimal health in light of the strengths and limitations of present knowledge of nutritional and medical science. The class meets for three hours each week: two hours of lecture and one hour of small discussion section. The lecture is webcast and is available at http://webcast.berkeley.edu . The lecture portion will be team-taught, with a variety of faculty members from the Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology department lecturing on different topics. The discussion sections are taught by Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs). COURSE MATERIALS: ± Textbook: The Science of Nutrition. Thompson, Manore & Vaughan, 2007. Pearson publishing. ± Course Access Kit : MyNutritionLab that includes the Diet Analysis Program “MyDietAnalysis” All students are required to purchase the Course Access Kit. This is an online website that has an electronic version of the textbook (so a separate purchase of the hard copy textbook is not necessary). The Course Access Kit includes the MyDietAnalysis program needed to complete course assignments. All grades, announcements, lecture notes and course documents will be posted on this website. We will not have a bspace site for NST10. If you so choose, you can purchase a hard copy of the textbook at the ASUC Bookstore. New textbooks come
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2009 for the course NUTRI SCI 10 taught by Professor Amy during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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