This Course deals with Nutrition and Metabolism and it covers with importance of food, its elements and constitutes. The course provides an introduction in understanding of human requirements of nutrients in health and different diseases. This course focuses on principles of nutritional counseling and recognizing nutritional deficiency diseases and how to evaluate the nutritional status. In the other part of the course, metabolism, students will be familiarized with the digestion and absorption of all constituents of food and human diet, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids in addition to minerals and vitamins.  Finally, metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids in addition to minerals and vitamins will be discussed and an overall revision of integrated metabolism and its hormonal regulation.