Nutrition 250

Module code VDG 250
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

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.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 06
Prerequisites Natural and Agricultural Sciences students: CMY 127; Health Sciences students: second year status
Contact time 3 lectures per week, fortnightly practicals
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Consumer and Food Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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