Nutrition during life cycle 321

Module code VDG 321
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The role of nutrition in the life cycle. The role of nutrition in the prevention of lifestyle related diseases - osteoporosis, cancer, coronary heart disease, tooth decay. Vegetarianism. Different conditions of malnutrition: Protein Energy Malnutrition and obesity.

Module credits 17.00
Prerequisites [FSG 110 and FSG 120] and VDG 311
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Consumer Science
Period of presentation Semester 2

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