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FOOD SC 1001WT - Nutrition I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: Waite
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Online test, written assignment, practical report, diet diary, final examination
Syllabus:

This course provides an overview of fundamental knowledge in food and nutrition. Students will learn about dietary guidelines and healthy eating; nutrient reference values; food composition including the six classes of nutrients and non-nutrient components of food; the major roles and functions of the principal nutrients and the metabolism of these nutrients in the human body; nutritional characteristics of the Five Food Groups; functional foods; concepts of energy balance; nutrient calculations; energy density of foods; assessment of diet quality and the impact of diet on nutritional status and health. Students will be introduced to the principles of nutrition research and the translation of nutrition research into nutrient recommendations, dietary guidelines and recommended daily food patterns. Students will also learn about report writing and how to evaluate and synthesize scientific literature and communicating in the context of nutrition. Students will develop a sound knowledge of food composition, an understanding of the fundamental concepts of nutrition and the links between food, nutrition and health. Students are required to keep a three-day diet diary and will apply knowledge gained during the course to estimate energy requirements and assess diet quality of individuals.

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Commonwealth supported
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Undergraduate
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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12779 LE01 110 40 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 1pm - 3pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 1pm - 3pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10719 PR02 55 34 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 4pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G18, Laboratory
2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 4pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G09, Laboratory
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 4pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G18, Laboratory
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 4pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, G09, Laboratory
14111 PR01 55 6 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 4pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 4pm - 5pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
12778 TU01 55 19 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 3pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 3pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
15297 TU02 32 FULL 2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 3pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, G18, Laboratory
2 Mar - 6 Apr Monday 3pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, G09, Laboratory
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 3pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, G18, Laboratory
27 Apr - 8 Jun Monday 3pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, G09, Laboratory