This module focuses on basic concepts in human nutrition and understand the chemical changes undergone during production, storage and consumption. Students will acquire knowledge of how various food components and properties of food play a significant role in creating wholesome foods that are nutritious as well as safe for consumption. This allows them to apply the information in the field of diet planning and food product development when they learn to define strategies, which will adequately meet nutritional needs of specific categories such as pregnancy and chronic diseases. Topics covered in this module also includes the role of macro and micronutrients essential for human health and the mechanisms of immune reactions followed by an examination of how these processes may be affected by nutritional deficiencies.
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