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SG434
Human Nutrition

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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3 Years
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This is a practical-based course designed to address human nutrition issues. The programme explores the relationship between nutrition and health, and looks at how good health can be promoted by following a healthy diet. Clinical studies on a wide variety of diseases and conditions are used to highlight contemporary issues in human health.


 
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Students will appreciate the importance of how the quality and quantity of food, in addition to the individual’s response to food (due to a number of biological factors) influence their growth and development. As part of the applied nature of this course clinical studies on relevant conditions such as obesity, diabetes, renal diseases, cancer and other conditions which are influenced by nutrition, will be used to highlight contemporary issues in human health.


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SG434 - Human Nutrition
IT Sligo

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SG434 - Human Nutrition
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C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C20175 or LCE Maths

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Graduates take up employment opportunities in health-related industries and in the health promotion/public health field, working in the state, community and private sectors. They also work in the food industry, in the areas of research, product development, food safety, regulation, consumer information and marketing.



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