Unit Code: AGR509

Unit Title: Food & Nutrition Science

This unit covers nutrition from cellular to organismal level with a focus on both animal nutrition in agriculture and human nutrition in relation to food security.  Topics covered include food and its components, food utilisation, evaluation of feeds, feeding standards, feeds and feeding, ration formulation. The human nutrition topics include human nutritional needs, nutrition and health; food types and nutritional requirements and deficiency diseases; evaluation of nutritional status and nutritional disorders; food safety; food storage processing and cooking; food and nutrition programme at the community and national level.