NUTR 610 Pediatric and Maternal Nutrition (3 credits)

Offered by: Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Nutrition and Dietetics : The scientific basis for topical and controversial issues during pregnancy, lactation and pediatric nutrition. Physiological, biochemical and molecular aspects of nutrient metabolism affecting maternal and pediatric health. Topics include molecular nutrition and birth defects, toxin-nutrient interactions and maldevelopment; epigenetics and metabolic programming; disrupted macro- and micronutrient metabolism and pregnancy complications; essential fatty acid metabolism and neural development; antioxidants, oxidative distress, inflammation and maternal and pediatric health.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • NUTR 337 or course in nutrition across the lifespan at the intermediate undergraduate level.

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