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Chemistry (CHEM)

Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science

CHEM 1003 [0.5 credit]

The Chemistry of Food, Health and Drugs

Aspects of chemistry relating to food, food additives, drugs (both illicit and beneficial) and their relation to metabolism and health. Topics may include: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and cofactors, enzymes, steroids, electrolyte and pH balance, trace elements.
Available only as a free option for Science students.
Prerequisite: a course in Chemistry (e.g. Ontario Grade 11).
Lectures three hours a week.

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