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NUT1112 Nutrition and Public Health
Credit Points: 15

This unit examines the relationship between nutrition and population health. Students are provided with an overview of public health nutrition in Australia and are introduced to the scope of nutrition-related morbidity and mortality, the links between diet and health status, and methods used to promote healthy eating. Target groups for public health nutrition interventions within the Australian population are identified and sources of data from which nutrition status can be obtained are also investigated.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K97Bachelor of Health Science
MIAAECNutrition Minor
MABUSJNutrition Major
MAAAHZNutrition Bioscience Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014