PERM3026 Nutrition and Health (3 units)
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This course is to provide students with basic nutritional principles and practice as related to health as well as nutrition as related to sports. In addition, students will examine the importance of nutrition throughout life cycle and the problems people facing about nutrition in the modern society. It aims to (1) enhance students’ understanding of macro and micro-nutrients and their effects on people’s health; (2) understand principles and practice of healthy diet; (3) comprehend dietary needs throughout life cycle; (4) understand nutritional needs of athletes and nutritional aids for sport performance; (5) apply nutritional concepts for weight management; and (6) discuss nutritional issues facing today’s society.
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