Unit

School Of Science

Nutrition and Health 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 300934.2

Discipline: FOOD SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sunil Panchal


Assumed Knowledge
An understanding of human nutrition, food and the metabolism of micro- and macro-nutrients and computer literacy.


Equivalent Units
300650 - Nutrition and Health 2

Prerequisite
300933 Nutrition and Health 1

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Sunil Panchal  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Sunil Panchal  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit explores the basic concepts of human nutrition in relation to various stages of the lifespan from infants to late adulthood. It also explores nutrition in relation to chronic health conditions such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and eating disorders. Students will learn about the development of the Australian Dietary Guidelines and Nutrient Reference Values. Students will also learn to make informed decisions with regard to nutritionally critical moments of the life span, emerging nutrition opinions or contemporary uses of nutrition in physical activity, sports and chronic health conditions.


Courses
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3678.1Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3678.2Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KT3132.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCONTINUING
M3058.1Nutrition and PhysiologyCONTINUING
M3059.1Human NutritionCONTINUING
M3089.1Nutrition and PhysiologyCONTINUING




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