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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
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BIOL 033 - The Science of Cooking and Nutrition

Next Offered: 2009-2010
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 NS

We will examine the science behind food preparation and current issues in nutrition. Topics may include proteins in whipped eggs and bread dough, prevention of  bacterial  growth, and microorganisms in fermented and alcoholic  foods.  We  will also discuss nutritional research and the  politics behind fad diets and dietary guidelines. Topics may  include health effects of  salt, fats, carbohydrates, growth hormones, and genetically  modified foods. Students will conduct independent experiments and give oral presentations on a current  nutritional controversy. Not  intended for majors in the  biological or chemical sciences. Consent  of instructor required. Enrollment limit: 14.
Instructor: L. Romberg.
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