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NTDT5601 - Nutritional and Food Science
Faculty of Science - 6 credit points
HECS Band two
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: School of Molecular Bioscience
Offered session(s): 1
Corequisites: NTDT5602, NTDT5503 and NTDT5604 (previously known as NTDT5504)
Teacher/Coordinator: TBA

Classes: 4 lectures and 1 tutorial per week

Assessment: Two 1 hour formative quiz (50%); one 2 hour final exam (50%)

Textbooks: Mann J and Truswell A.S. Essentials of Human Nutrition Oxford: Oxford University Press, 3rd Ed, 2007
This unit of study coversthe different macro nutrients and the ways in which they are metabolized and micronutirents and their biochemical and physiologiocal roles. It includes requirements for health, deficiency diseases and toxicity.This unit of study also involves the study of different types of food, theirnutritional attributes and relationship to health. Aspects of food microbiology and food safety are included.
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