The three-year B.Sc. in dietetics and nutrition teaches students how to create a healthy diet for people as well as how to control their food intake, their eating habits, and their lifestyle. It is primarily concerned with the science of dietetics and nutrition. Students of this curriculum get knowledge about managing lifestyle, eating and food habits, one’s ability to prepare a proper diet for others, the ability to manage a balanced diet, etc. The course provides important insights into nutrition and food microbiology, two topics that are essential for maintaining a daily appropriate healthy diet.
Graduates will be able to demonstrate the following program outcomes:
To impart basic knowledge about nutrition,energy, growth and development.
Develop knowledge regarding macro- and micro-nutrients and their role in nutrition
Understanding of the fundamental theories and basic concepts of Thermodynamics.
Understanding of the fundamental theories and applications of the concepts of dilute solutions, Colligative properties, Electrochemistry, Ionic Equilibrium.
To impart basic knowledge about the organelles of a typical cell and to describe their functions.
To develop an idea on Circulatory and Excretory system, Digestive System, Respiratory System, Immune System
Understand and remember the concept of food groups and their functions , Know about pulses and grams
Familiarize with milk and beverages./ Understand and remember the concept of meat.
To know the nutritional energy calculation, and energy management.
To know the different lifestyle diseases, corresponding diet, and dietary management
To identify individuals or population groups at risk of becoming malnourished
To know the steps and methods involved in nutrition and health education.
To evaluate nutrition and health education programmes
Realizing the importance held by food and its nutrients in one individuals life, a new academic discipline called B.Sc Dietetics and Nutrition has been introduced. This course provides complete coverage on the nutrition pattern, daily requirements of an individuals, therapeutic approaches, Detailed training regarding Clinical practices, food management, microbiology of food and many more. After completion candidate can go for an M.Sc degree or else can take up jobs for the position of nutritionist or dietitian.