GSPH 343 Malnutrition and Food Security


Relationships between diseases; nutrition and diets. Epidemiology of diseases with dietary origins Vitamin A deficiency disorders, Iron deficiency anaemia, Iodine deficiency disorders, dental disorders, GIT disorders, Gallstones, Cardiovascular diseases, obesity and diabetes, cancers. Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases. Dietary management in therapy. Food fads and disease prevention. Management of food fads.