Food composition and applied nutritional programmes 364

Module code VVW 364
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Generation, interpretation and application of food composition data in nutrition programmes. Chemical composition of foods: sampling for food analysis, assessing methods of food analysis for inclusion in food composition data. Interpretation of food composition data. Nutritional labeling of food. Use of nutritional data in food formulations. Dietary supplementation, enrichment and fortification of foods.

Module credits 18.00
Prerequisites FST 351 and FST 352 or permission from the HOD.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Consumer and Food Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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