HPC1000 - Introduction to Human Nutrition and Food
|1.||Investigate the evidence base associated with the Australian Guide for Healthy Eating and the practical application of this across the lifespan;|
|2.||Apply the dietary requirements for the maintenance of growth, development and health across each stage of the lifespan;|
|3.||Elaborate on how the physical, biological, social, behavioural and environmental factors change the dietary requirements across the lifespan; and|
|4.||Critically review and evaluate the literature on health across the lifespan, and justify their selection of scientific evidence to support nutrition solutions|
|Review||Critical review. Peer-reviewed journal article (600 words)||15%|
|Poster||Poster (for public audience)||40%|
|Case Study||2-Part Team case study Group report (30%, 1000 words per student) and Oral presentation (15%) for professional audience||45%|
Understanding Nutrition (Australian Edition) 3rd ed.
Whitney E, Rolfes, S.R., Crowe, T., Cameron-Smith, D., Walsh, A. (2017)
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