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Unit of Study FOOD5004 Food as Medicine (2024)

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  • Unit type

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

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  • Placement

    No


Learning outcomes

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

compare the composition of a range of diets for their nutritional value and contribution to health

critically appraise the effects of primary production, storage and processing methods on individual and planetary health

critically appraise the impacts of food on physical and mental health

propose evidence-based dietary recommendations in the context of lifestyle, values and culture

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Project 150 hours (Across the term)
Assessment
Infographic40%
Case study60%

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