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NUT1121 Human Nutrition
Credit Points: 15
This unit sets the nutrient foundation for the study of food and its effects on human health.  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 national dietary recommendations.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
M89Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science)
M90Bachelor of Science (Exercise Science and Rehabilitation)
Y56Bachelor of Science (Sports Science and Football)
MABUTNHome Economics Education Major
MIAAGMHome Economics Education Minor
MAAAFKNutrition Major
MIAAECNutrition Minor
MABUSJNutrition Major
MAAAHXNutrition Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013