Principles of human nutrition

Attempt the following questions to check your understanding of the subject:

  1. Discuss the processes involved in the digestion, absorption and metabolism of carbohydrates in the human body (15 Marks)
  2. Discuss the importance of nutrition in the care of a patient suffering from any disease (10 Marks)
  3. Discuss anthropometry as it is used in the process of evaluating the nutritional status of an individual (5 Marks)
  1. Briefly describe the absorption and transportation of fats in the body and how it differs from that of proteins (10 Marks)
  2. Discuss the functions of water in the human body (5 Marks)
  3. Discuss the healthy consequences of overnutrition that are related to macronutrients (15 Marks)