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FSHN 530 - Principles of Nutrition Science & Metabolism

  • 3 credits
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Science of nutrition, including the ingestion and digestion of food, the absorption, transport, and metabolism of macro and micronutrients, energy balance and bodyweight regulation, and relationships to health and risk of disease.


BMS 300 (Principles of Human Physiology) or CHEM 245 (Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry) or LIFE 102 (Attributes of Living Systems); FSHN 150 (Survey of Human Nutrition); Graduate standing.

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Textbooks and Materials

Section 801



  • Advanced Nutrition, 8th Ed.
    Gropper, Sareen S.
    ISBN: 9780357709320
    Use this book as a reference for more advanced concepts covered in lectures. This book is also available to you for free on CSU library eReserves.

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

See Canvas modules for other readings and course materials.


James Peth
James Peth

James is an assistant professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University. His academic background is exercise science, nutrition, physiology, biomedical sciences, and public health. His main interest is the role of nutrition in prevention of chronic diseases. His primary focus is developing and teaching courses in nutrition sciences.