Clinical Nutrition and Nutritional Assessment, 15 credits

About the education

This course covers different diseases for which diet and special nutrient therapy is considered to be important. This is cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, food intolerance and allergy, kidney disease, cancer, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, some metabolic diseases, and different types of eating disorders. The issue of diet and drug interactions will also be addressed. The course also includes nutritional assessment. This element comprises practical measurements of dietary intake and body composition.

Subject: Nutrition

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Area of interest: Science and Mathematics

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth.

Scientific knowledge makes it possible to critically examine the credibility of information in different areas of everyday life, society, and the media.

As a scientist or mathematician, you will be attractive on a large job market that covers all parts of society and includes everything from pure technology companies to environment and healthcare, as well as research.

Department responsible for education

Department of Biosciences and Nutrition