Metabolism

Learn the functions of the hormonal and chemical systems within the body and the chemical interactions that help control every aspect of the human existence.
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1. Nutrition, Diet and Body Weight

An introduction to nutritional needs, diet choices and body weight classifications.

2. Energy Reactions in Cells

An introduction to the reactions that occur within cells to produce energy.

3. Dietary Energy Production

An overview of the pathway that leads to the conversion of food to its constituent molecular components, which are then used to create energy.

4. Glycolysis

Understand the stages of glycolysis, the metabolism of galactose and the role of the Pentose Phosphate pathway.

5. Oxygen-dependent Pathway

Understand the stages of respiration that are oxygen dependent and the production of ATP.

6. Lipid Energy Production and Transport

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7. Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism

Understand the role of nitrogen and nitrogen balance in the body, the different types of amino acids that exist, describe the process through which amino acids can be used as an energy source, understand conditions such as phenylketonuria, homocystinurea and refeeding syndrome.

8. Alcohol and Oxidative stress

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9. Energy Storage

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