To enable students to explore a range of current issues in nutrition management including popular diets and physiological, social, government and social media/marketing factors.
Analyse popular diets and the impact on health.
Analyse how dietary, genetic, physiological, psychological and social issues can affect energy balance.
Analyse the consequences of altered energy intake for culturally diverse, active and inactive populations.
Apply knowledge of nutrition planning for specific client needs to provide sustainable individual, family/whānau and community health.
Examine the role of government, mass media and social marketing on weight management.