Nutrition 311

Module code VDG 311
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The study of nutrients and water regarding their chemical composition, characteristics, basic digestion, absorption, metabolism, functions, food sources and symptoms of deficiency and toxicity. Energy metabolism. Dietary recommendations and guidelines, dietary guides and meal planning. The use and application of food composition tables in dietary analysis.

Module credits 17.00
Prerequisites [FSG 110 and FSG 120] or VDG 220
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Consumer Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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