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Unit of Study NUT00214 - Food and Nutrition in Health (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

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1 explain the relationship between food/nutrients and their biological function in the body
2 explain the relationship between physical activity, energy balance, body composition and body weight to health
3 describe the predominant nutrients/constituents in each of the major food groups and the methods and impacts of food processing
4 discuss and apply the Australian nutrition standards of reference, and healthy eating and physical fitness guidelines to the nutritional and physical activity requirements of healthy adults
5 discuss food related consumer concerns and the safety and sustainability of the food supply
6 identify opportunities to enhance the care of clients/patients through the involvement of other health professionals

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the relationship between food/nutrients and their biological function in the body
    • GA4:
  2. explain the relationship between physical activity, energy balance, body composition and body weight to health
    • GA4:
  3. describe the predominant nutrients/constituents in each of the major food groups and the methods and impacts of food processing
    • GA4:
  4. discuss and apply the Australian nutrition standards of reference, and healthy eating and physical fitness guidelines to the nutritional and physical activity requirements of healthy adults
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. discuss food related consumer concerns and the safety and sustainability of the food supply
    • GA4:
  6. identify opportunities to enhance the care of clients/patients through the involvement of other health professionals
    • GA4:

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