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BIO2810 Nutrition and Health

Short Description: Nutrition and Health
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 069901 - Nutrition and Dietetics
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: BIO1810 and CHE2810


This course examines the foods that are essential for the body to survive and grow from fetal life to old age. These essential components include both macronutrients such as carbohydrates, fats and proteins and micronutrients such as vitamins and minerals. In addition, this course will examine the concept of functional foods, that is how foods can be used to prevent or reverse disease, in addition to providing nutrition.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online