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Lecture Series

 

Physiology of Nutrition
Department of Physiological Science

Instructors:
David Heber, MD., PhD. UCLA Center for Human Nutrition Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Nutrition
Susan J. Bowerman, MS, R.D. UCLA Center for Human Nutrition Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Nutrition

Visiting Lecturers:
A. Scott Connelly MD
Vay Liang W. Go, MD

LECTURE

TOPIC

Lecture 1

Introduction to Nutrition in Western Civilization: Modern Manís Failure to Adapt to Changing Diets and Lifestyles

Lecture 2

Dietary Macronutrients, Body Fat, and Blood Lipids

Lecture 3

Digestion and Absorption of Macronutrients

Lecture 4

Basic Principles of Nutrient Metabolism: Hormones, Protein, and Carbohydrate in the Adaptation to Starvation

Lecture 5

Obesity: Causation, Endocrinology and Physiology, Body Composition Analysis and Weight Reduction Diets
Self Assessment Composition, Nutrient Intake and Lifestyle

Lecture 6

Fuel Utilization During Exercise: Aerobic and Anaerobic Metabolism, Control of Muscle Protein Metabolism/Anabolism
Lecture 7
Vitamins and Minerals and the RDA
Lecture 8
Biochemistry of Oxidant Stress in Health and DiseaseAntioxidants: Endogenous and Exogenous
Lecture 9
Nutrition in the 21st Century

 

 

 

 

 

 
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