The nutrition field is constantly evolving with new information emerging daily. Paleo, keto, fasting, superfoods, supplements to boost energy, organic foods, GMO foods are some of the examples of nutrition trends that you will explore in this unit. You will be guided by dietitian/nutrition experts to examine the facts from fiction based on scientific evidence. You will develop foundational knowledge in nutrition science, sources of nutrients and energy in the major food groups, and links between foods, dietary patterns and health. You will be encouraged to question common myths and search for answers through participation in workshops where topical nutrition issues and controversies will be examined. This unit is designed for all students interested in food, nutrition and health regardless of disciplinary major and highly relevant for those in health-related degrees.
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|EXSS1036 or EXSS1038 or EXSS1037|
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