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The science of nutrition and healthy eating
The science of nutrition and healthy eating

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6 Summary

This final week allowed you to understand not only the science of nutrition but also the factors that affect what we eat. There can be medical reasons as well as psychological and social reasons for our food choice. The extra reading and web links throughout the course are for you to extend your learning.

You should now be able to understand:

  • what is involved in tasting food
  • hunger and satiety
  • what can affect eating behaviour
  • eating disorders
  • your own eating pattern and whether you will change it.

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