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Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

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Jul 10 2014

NYIT Names Executive Director for Abu Dhabi Campus

Jul 10 2014

NYIT Researcher Continues Discoveries of Links Between Thyroid Hormones and Heart Health

Jul 23 2014

NYIT New Student Orientation Day 2!

Jul 25 2014

NYITCOM Campus Tour

Jul 25 2014

Émigré Physicians Program (EPP) Application Day

Jul 27 2014

Abu Dhabi Campus to Close for Eid Al Fitr

Jul 29 2014

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Undergraduate Courses

Courses - Undergraduate Nutrition Science

NTSI 101 Introduction Food Science
3-0-3

The structure and physical properties of foods are examined with respect to nutrient content and distribution in the food supply. The effects of agricultural methods, market handling, processing and home preparation on nutrient quality are considered. The interactions of food components in food preparation and processing methods are discussed and factors that influence food taste, texture, appearance and nutritive value, are explored.

NTSI 201 Intro Clinical Nutrition Practice
3-0-3
(Offered online)
Course is intended to introduce students to nutrition practice. Students develop knowledge and skill in clinical and dietary assessment methodologies and develop facility with medical terminology and practices. Beginning with current nutritional therapies, students construct dietary interventions protocols using whole foods to meet the dietary prescription and discuss implementation of these protocols in diverse cultural groups and within confines of institutional food service systems. Attention will be placed on development of dietary practices to prevent and/or ameliorate disease.

NTSI 410 Nutrition and the Life Cycle
3-0-3

Factors influencing nutrient requirements from preconception to old age will be considered, including physiologic and biochemical alteration of the maternal and fetal organism during pregnancy, specific factors influencing growth and development, physiologic alterations with aging and the effect of diet in preventing degenerative changes. Special requirements imposed by work, emotional stress and environmental change will be discussed as well as regulation of food intake, pathogenesis of obesity, anorexia nervosa, and other eating disorders.

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