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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. In addition, it will also provide insight into the effects of malnutrition and food processing on health. A combination of lectures, and a laboratory class 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)|
By the end of the course you should have an understanding of the following:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
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.
There are no assessments for this course.