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RMIT University
Faculty of Applied Science

Department of Applied and Environmental Science

Diploma of Food Technology

Applied Nutrition

Class Program 2003

Week
Lectures
Practicums and assignments
1
Nutritional Status 1
 
2
Nutritional Status 2
3
Nutrition for obesity , anorexia and dieting 
4
Nutrition for: pregnancy, lactation,infancy, childhood and adolescence 
Diet analysis

Internet assignments 1

5
Nutrition for maturity and ageing.
Internet assignments 2
6
Nutritional needs of vegetarians , cultural and religious groups
Calculate Nutritional value
of proteins
7
Genetically modified food 
Use of CP in Diet analysis
8
Global nutrition issues 
Internet assignments 3
9
Relationship between food and disease:1) Diabetes 2) cardiovascular disease 3) hypertension
Internet assignments 4
10
4)food intolerance and allergies
Internet assignments 5
11
5) malnutrition
12
Modified food to meet particular dietary requirements 
Microbial assay of Nutritional 
value of Protein
13
Functional foods
14
Effects of processing on the nutritional value of food
Internet assignments 6
15
Nutritional labelling 
Examination of Food Labels
16
Facts, fiction, fads and fallacies.
Review of Popular literature
17
Responsibilities of the food technologist re: nutrition
Discussion
18
Nutrition related issues 
Revision