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LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 21, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHYG 1245 - Dental Nutrition and Biochemistry

Credits: 3
Students identify the concepts of biochemistry, cell metabolism and principles of nutrition. Students examine energy balance and the chemistry, digestion, absorption and metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, water, vitamins and minerals. Students explore the role of nutrition in development and maintenance throughout the life cycle, as well as the role of nutrition in health and disease in the oral cavity. Students analyze diets and eating patterns. Students apply nutritional counseling strategies to prevent oral disease and improve oral health.

Prerequisite: Completion of DHYG 1150 .

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