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 No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Consumer and Food Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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