Dietary and Nutritional Science

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Dietary and Nutritional Science

Home Study Unit

This home study unit covers the theory of Nutrition to an introductory level as it pertains to the kinesiologist. It will give students the knowledge of the role of nutrition for the homeostasis of the body as well as the ability to analyse dietary requirements and to make suggestions based on that analysis.

This unit contains the following Australian national qualification standard:

  • Unit HLTNUT610B Provide Basic Dietary Advice

Elements of Learning:

  • Digestive System, Overview of Foods, Energy & Metabolism
  • Nutritional Strategies
  • Carbohydrates
  • Proteins
  • Fats (lipids), Dangers of Fast Foods
  • Snacks & Drinks
  • Micronutrients
  • Special Populations