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DH 165 - Nutrition and Biochemistry in Dentistry

4-0-4
Credit Hours: 4

Introduction to the principles of human nutrition including energy metabolism with emphasis on carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and their action in the body particularly as related to oral health. Also included are the role of vitamins and minerals and the application of the relationship of food sources to oral health. In addition, students are introduced to the analysis of diets for patient evaluation and education. 

Prerequisite

DH 115DH 135DH 150DH 191 and BIOL 109.