Nutritional and Food Science (NTDT5601)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study give students a broad appreciation of food and nutrients, including an understanding of food sources of nutrients; the nutrients that are necessary for survival and maintenance of individual and population health; nutrient requirements at different stages of life, such as childhood, pregnancy and lactation and older age; factors affecting nutrient availability for absorption; and the significance of nutrient deficiency and excess intakes/toxicity on nutritional and disease status.
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Further unit of study information
3 lectures and 1 tutorial per week (1-2 hours)
Two formative quizzes (2x25%); kitchen laboratory work book (Pass/Fail); one 3 hour final exam (50%)
Mann J and Truswell AS 'Essentials of Human Nutrition' Oxford: Oxford University Press, 4th Edition, 2012.
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Unit of study rules
NTDT5602, NTDT5503 and NTDT5604 (previously known as NTDT5504)
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