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
Prerequisites Natural and Agricultural Sciences students: CMY 127; Health Sciences students: second year status
Contact time fortnightly practicals, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Food Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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