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SR 3511
NUTRITION, HEALTH AND DISEASE
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Dr A Mavroeidi

Pre-requisite(s):

Note(s): Available only to students in programme year 3 or above.

This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of scientific nutrition. Topics covered will include: nutritional constituents of food, assessment of dietary intake and nutritional status, nutrition and the life-cycle, the role of nutrition in the prevention and development of chronic diseases, current nutritional recommendations and nutritional policy.

3 one-hour lectures per week, 3 one-hour tutorials and 6 full day practicals.

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%).
Continuous assessment comprises: 1 laboratory report, and 1 essay (2000 words).

Resit: 1 three-hour essay examination (70%) and previous continuous assessment (30%).