Course syllabus

Human nutrition
Human Nutrition

KNLN01, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 2
Date of Decision: 2012-04-04

General Information

Compulsory for: MLIV1
Elective Compulsory for: MBIO1
Elective for: B4-lm
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


To provide increased knowledge and an holistic perspective on human nutrition and metabolism, with focus on how food characteristics and components in different raw materials influence body functions.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Assignments, written exam.


Required prior knowledge: KNL026 Physiology.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KNL031

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Elin Östman,
Course administrator: Ingrid Ristilammi,
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