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Module Detailed Information for [FST5303]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Title : Modern Human Nutrition
Module Description : Good health maintenance and effective prevention of chronic diseases through nutrition are complex and multifactorial. Using chronic diseases and their comorbidities as primary examples, this module will inform students on the scientific basis which underlie new dietary strategies to manage health and diseases. The interplay between an individual’s genetic makeup, microbiome and nuero-physiological state with the diet will be investigated and their impact on our general health and susceptibility to diseases at the population and individual level will be discussed. Other emerging topics in advanced nutritional research eg. chrono-nutrition, dietary restriction and design of personalized foods and diets will also be covered.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 10-05-2018 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : NIL
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

Lecture Time Table
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Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
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Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].

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