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BIO2810 Nutrition and Health

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agriculture and Environmental Science
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022


This course focusses on the nutritional aspects of food along with the role of nutrition in diseases development and the role of functional foods in treatment and prevention of diseases.

This course examines the foods that are essential for the body to survive and grow from foetal 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, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 24 May 2022