HSN210 - Nutrition and Food Promotion

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSN708

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour class per week and 5 x 1.5 hour seminars per trimester

Content

Nutrition and food promotion is an important aspect of public health nutrition. Promotion of nutrition and food knowledge amongst food consumers, as well as the modification of the food supply, is essential for the optimisation of health. Topics covered in this unit: design, planning and evaluation of nutrition promotion programs, nutrition promotion in a variety of settings e.g.: children and families, workplaces and health services, food industry, food labelling; theories and methods to help understand what drives consumers to eat certain foods.

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