This unit is designed to provide you with an overview of the nutrient needs of individuals for each of the major stages through the life cycle. By examining the recommended dietary intakes for each stage, common nutritional problems will be explored. Starting from preconception progressing throughout life, with an emphasis on nutrition requirements for normal growth and development, and on the consequences of under and over nutrition. The role of nutrition in the context of the normal physiologic changes that occur with aging will also be examined.
|Unit name||Nutrition Through the Lifecycle|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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CXA108 or CXA208
Face-to-face, 2 hours lectures weekly, 2 hours tutorial/practical weekly (13 weeks).
1,500 word critical review (15%), 3,000 word dietary analysis report (35%), 2 hour final examination (50%)
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