Nutrition in the context of growth, development and composition of organisms. Metabolic processes and control in the body. Overview of nutritional processes. The study of the fundamental principles of nutrient metabolism (including macro- and micro-nutrients and water) and digestion physiology. Applications are made regarding man and animals. Practical work: Experimental work and problem orientated tasks.
Natural and Agricultural Sciences students: CMY 127; Health Sciences students: second year status
3 lectures per week, fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Period of presentation
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