Nutrition studies, sometimes also titled food and nutrition or nutrition science, is a scientific area of study that looks at nutrients, and the effects of those nutrients. As a nutrition scientist, you will gain a scientific understanding of different nutrients can do, which foods they can be found in, and how much of each nutrient humans should be consuming. You might also gain an insight into the current state of food and culture around the world, and how society is affecting the nutritional choices people are making every day.
While studying a Nutrition degree, you will cover a variety of topics around the subject area. Some examples you could study are:
- Cell Biology
- Food Science and Nutrition
- Food Analysis and Quality Control
- Nutrition and Dietetics