This subject applies knowledge of human physiology and biochemistry to examine the physiological and metabolic activity and function of nutrients in the context of human health, growth and development across the life-cycle. This subject provides a nutrition science basis for further applications in health care and professional practice.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine|
|Study abroad||Available to Study Abroad students|
1. Describe nutrient homeostatic mechanisms and how they prevent malnutrition states.
2. Apply knowledge of the structure and function of the gastrointestinal system and nutrient metabolism to nutrient utilisation and requirements and nutritional analysis.
3. Describe the role and challenges associated with nutrition throughout different life-stages.
Please check the subject outline for pre-requisite subjects.