Nutrition (2210AHS)

This course presents a comprehensive introduction to human nutrition; describing the requirements for macronutrients (carbohydrate, fat, protein, alcohol) and micronutrients (iron, calcium, zinc, thiamine, Vitamin C, folate), their food sources, digestion, absorption, storage, and metabolism. Students will explore energy balance and fad diets, and implications for human health.Students will be introduced to the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating, Nutrient Reference Values and dietary collection methods. Students will gain skills in analysis and interpretation of dietary records, and be able to develop recommendations to meet nutrient requirements. At the completion of this course, students will have knowledge of basic human nutrition, nutrient requirements, nutrient content of foods and the broad role of nutrition in maintaining optimal health.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 2

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 1

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Allied Health Sciences

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (10187) Wednesday 08:00 - 09:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G03 THEATR 2
Lecture Theatres 1/2 Complex
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (11831) Friday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 2 - 6, 8 - 11
G30 1.19
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (11829) Friday 08:00 - 09:50
Weeks 2 - 6, 8 - 11
G01 2.12
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (11826) Tuesday 08:00 - 09:50
Weeks 2 - 6, 8 - 11
G16 1.16
Clinical Sciences 2
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (11825) Monday 08:00 - 09:50
Weeks 2 - 6, 8 - 11
G01 2.12
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (11824) Monday 17:00 - 18:50
Weeks 2 - 6, 8 - 11
G01 3.25
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (11823) Tuesday 16:00 - 17:50
Weeks 2 - 6, 8 - 11
G01 3.35
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus
Tutorial (11822) Wednesday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 2 - 6, 8 - 11
G39 1.14
Science and Engineering
Gold Coast Campus