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Nutrition Management

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.

Course Code ASWM601
Level 6
Credits 15


  • 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.