HLTH 2013 Nutrition and Health 2

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300934

Coordinator Sunil Panchal Opens in new window

Description This subject explores the basic concepts of human nutrition in relation to various stages of the lifespan from infants to late adulthood. It also explores nutrition in relation to chronic health conditions such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and eating disorders. Students will learn about the development of the Australian Dietary Guidelines and Nutrient Reference Values. Students will also learn to make informed decisions with regard to nutritionally critical moments of the life span, emerging nutrition opinions or contemporary uses of nutrition in physical activity, sports and chronic health conditions.

School Science

Discipline Food Science and Biotechnology

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Pre-requisite(s) HLTH 2012

Equivalent Subjects HLTH 2014 - Nutrition and Health 2

Assumed Knowledge

An understanding of human nutrition, food and the metabolism of micro- and macro-nutrients and computer literacy.


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Group assignment and presentation 4000 words (group), 20 minutes per group presentation 30 N Group
Online Quizzes 2 x 20 minutes 10 N Individual
Take-home intra-session exam 1 week 30 N Individual
Literature review 1,500 words 30 N Individual

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