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NUT1121 Human Nutrition
Credit Points: 15
This unit sets a foundation for the study of food and its components. Each of the known nutrients and its biological pathways in digestion and absorption is examined. Food energy and energy expenditure are focii for the study of individual dietary patterns and the application of a nutrient analysis software package. Group intakes of nutrients are analysed in relation to Nutrient Reference Values, Dietary Guidelines and the major Food Selection Guidance systems used in Australia.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C17Diploma in Science - Bunbury
MAHEHome Economics Major
MIHPERHuman Performance Minor
SMNUTRNUTRITION 10 Unit Supporting Major
SMNUTNUTRITION 8 Unit Supporting Major
MINUTNutrition Minor
MANUTNutrition Major
MANUTNutrition Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008