HPC1001 - Food Components
|1.||Demonstrate an awareness of the evidence based Australian dietary and nutritional recommendations for adults;|
|2.||Describe the sources, role and function of the macronutrients (protein, fat and carbohydrate), key micronutrients, fibre and fluid, as well as the digestion, absorption and metabolism of the macronutrients;|
|3.||Describe the concept of energy balance and the role of diet in maintaining this balance;|
|4.||Apply appropriate academic communication skills relevant to human nutrition and food.|
|Test||Two (2) Quizzes (20 minutes each)||20%|
|Case Study||Case Study Part A Excel analysis (250 words equivalence); Part B Written report (500 words)||40%|
|Presentation||Group Presentation (10 minutes) includes oral presentation (35%) and peer assessment (5%)||40%|
Understanding Nutrition 3rd ed. (Australian and New Zealand edition)
Whitney, E.N., Rady Rolfes, S., Crowe, T., Cameron-Smith, D., & Walsh, A. (2017)
Cengage Learning, South Melbourne, Victoria
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