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This course will provide a detailed knowledge of the relationships between diet, human development, health, and disease. Topics covered include diet and nutrition across the life course, integration and adaptability of different metabolic pathways to e.g. starvation, exercise, and the role of diet in the development of diseases including cancer and cardiovascular disease. During the course you will also develop the skills required to select and critically appraise scientific literature and to design research study protocols. A combination of lectures, laboratory classes and group presentations will help consolidate your understanding of the impact food and nutrients on health.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1 two-hour written examination (60%); 2 continous assessment assignment, one 2500 word essay (20%), one practical report (20%) and one formative oral presentation assignment.