This course covers the concepts related to nutrients and energy with respect to the digestion, absorption and their requirements throughout the life cycle. Theory and practice nutrition care processand methods of assessing the nutritional status; dietary intake, anthropometric measurements, body composition, clinical and biochemical assessment. Nutritional databases and software used for meal planning and diet intake assessment will be included.
The studens will comprhensivly learn about the biochemical assessment for nutritional status, what are the lab test, when they are required and their clinical interpretation
Nutrition Assessmnet , Lee and Nieman 2016 , 7th edition